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Nursery Poems | Examples of Nursery Poetry

Nursery Poems. Below are examples of poems about nursery. This list of poetry about nursery is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of nursery poetry. This list of works about nursery is a great resource for examples of nursery poems and show how to write poems about nursery. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Nursery Poems

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Hi, Tiddley Jessica Amanda Salmonson Quatrain nursery, drink, fun, games, giggle,
Pritty Jessica Amanda Salmonson Lyric nursery, children, fun, games, love,
Premium Member Poem Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Jack be nimble Jim Slaughter Light Verse humor, nursery rhyme,
B28-P12-MAY BE TOMORROW Jerry Wells Prose Poetry nursery, 6th grade, 9th grade,
Tree Ring Circus Rico Leffanta Limerick nursery, black african american, culture,
Rum Tum Tiddle Jessica Amanda Salmonson Lyric nursery, fun, games, music, nonsense,
Tiddly Hi Jessica Amanda Salmonson Lyric nursery, clothes, fun, games, music,
Tiddley Pom Jessica Amanda Salmonson Lyric nursery, fantasy, fun, games, insect,
What's In A Name Cecilia Crasto Rhyme humorous, nursery rhyme,
Premium Member Poem Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Hey diddle diddle Jim Slaughter Light Verse humor, nursery rhyme,

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How Do Children Sleep At Night
by Jim Slaughter
It's a wonder young children still turn out all right
With the stuff that gets crammed in their heads every night.
Things like visions of sugar plum...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, humor, imagination, nursery

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Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Itsy bitsy spider, Reservations Not Required
by Jim Slaughter
An itsy bitsy spider
Is waiting for the rain
To drip its final droplets down
So he can weave his web again.
Next time he'll choose a better spot
Than...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, humor, nursery rhyme,

Humpty Dumpty Unsung Hero
by george seal
    Humpty Dumpty, it was not his real name,
    A nom de guerre that brought widespread fame.
  ...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, mystery, nursery rhyme,

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What Use is a Llama
by Gershon Wolf
Consider the neck-ed creature known as the llama
A species of alpaca that lives in zoos or dioramas

Some llamas look like camels, others like sheep
Tho I've...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, nursery rhyme,

HAUGHTY DISPLAY DROVE HUMPTY DUMPTY TO HIS FALL
by Beata Agustin
Humpty Dumpty starred in a nursery rhyme…
His fall accordingly was the talk at that time
Soon it was labeled as a mysterious crime
Needing solution thru wisdom’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery, character, cheer up, faith,

Something Funny
by Trevor McLeod
Something funny for a man
Funny for a girl
Something that will make you glad
Copy for a whirl

Better than the ball and bat
Cuter than a doll
Faster than...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery, 1st grade, 9th grade,

THE MYSTERY OF HUMPTY'S FALL
by Susan Ellis
This is the tale of a mighty great fall
And how it came to be from sitting on a wall
From the beginning it was never revealed
The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme,

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The Mystery of Humpty Dumpty
by Gershon Wolf
Too many questions, way too few answers
Why would an egg wear blue pants, sir? And
Wherefore his fall? Perchance he was struck with a lance, sir...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, mystery, myth, nursery

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The Cracking Case of Humpty Dumpty
by Nina Parmenter
They’ve assigned a detective called Jack,
To get poor Humpty’s case back on track,
Which he thinks he can close,
As the evidence shows,
Humpty’s isn’t a tough case...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery, fun, funny, humor, humorous,

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Caught in the Rhymes
by Joseph May
 The detective stood at the scene of the crime
 Gathering clues at the base of a wall
 Bits of eggshell were strewn all around
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, nursery rhyme,

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THE MYSTERY OF HUMPTY DUMPTY HAS BEEN CRACKED
by JAN ALLISON
Humpty Dumpty never ever sat on a wall 
In reality he was very much an odd ball
I understand he drank far too much alcohol
And he...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, humorous, nursery rhyme,

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The Mystery of Humpty Dumpty
by Curtis Moorman
THE MYSTERY OF HUMPTY DUMPTY

Humpty Dumpty was indeed a spy
Whose favorite dish was egg custard pie
He couldn't resist even one little bite
And usually ate a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme, sad,

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Humpty Dumpty Did NOT Just Fall
by Janice Canerdy

48 lines


You’ve heard that Humpty-Dumpty fell—
just FELL! That’s how I heard it too.
The story was that from a wall
he plunged. Then there was much ado
as...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, nursery rhyme,

The mystery of Humpty Dumpty
by fauxcroft wade
The day was sunny all the Kings soldiers

And all the Kings men were training and working, 

It had been deigned necessary by the king that...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, grief, imagery, nursery

The Humpty Dumpty Case
by cheryl hoffman
Humpty Dumpty's job was an important one he knew
a secret service agent looking for clues
sitting on the brick wall as a lookout man
as the kings...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, murder, nursery rhyme,

Mary's Little Jacks
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I spotted where my lamb hops
Went after her with an axe
I hacked her up for lamb chops
Then I played a game of jacks....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery, animal, child, farm, games,

The Maze In The Rat
by Trevor McLeod
The maze that held the rat for life
would only change the rat.
The rat to change his way of life
where all the maze was at.

That soon...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery, 1st grade, abuse, analogy,

Let's Do Letters
by George Stanworth
Let’s do letters (A,B,C)
Let’s do numbers (1,2,3)
Let’s do puzzles (Piece by piece).
Let’s do lunchtime (Eat, eat, eat)

Let’s do playing (Run, run, run)
Let’s do painting (Fun,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery, 1st grade, 2nd grade,

Little Dieter
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Little Dieter, pork pie eater,
Had a sow and couldn't feed her,
Ground her up with sweet potatoes
Eats the pies all night and dayo....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery, animal, food, humor, nonsense,

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Prithee -- How
by Gershon Wolf
O, wondrous white orb of luminescence
Fascination's journey's true essence

New -- an emerging banana-shaped crescent
Waxed Full -- night sky's effervescence

Master of ocean's tides in, then out
Presiding...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: longing, moon, nursery rhyme,