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Nursery Rhyme Poems | Examples of Nursery Rhyme Poetry

Nursery Rhyme Poems - Examples of all types of nursery rhyme poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for nursery rhyme.

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Premium Member The Twelfth Of Never
On the thirteenth month on day thirty-three Four and twenty blackbirds sang in a tree In the darkest hour of mid-afternoon The calf of that cow jumped over the moon Little Miss Muffet and her...Read More
Categories: humor, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme

my first poem
as i sit and vegitate watching our minds disenigrate we pretend we are there,while we are not slowly watching each other rot as we look to reality we turn around what do we see if satan ever takes his toll we...Read More
Categories: nursery rhyme, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Window cleaning is my trade and I want to tell my story Like the time I saw the Vicars wife in the bath in all her glory Or when I saw the Vicar tied up, I thought...Read More
Categories: nursery rhyme, funeral, funny, humor, nursery
Form: Rhyme
A Dead Man’s Gift Pallbearers filled the bus Off to funerals in an angry rush It’s the wicked; they say who have no peace That’s why the pallbearers get their release They chose to capture...Read More
Categories: nursery rhyme, gothic, halloween, hero, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
This is Halloween
The blood-curdling screams through children cringing A creaking voice of caskets unhinging Vampires feasting in a paralyzed scene A diabolical hell for an abduction fiend Masses of wolves, mobsters and ghouls Utilize debauchery and tricky on common day fools With a...Read More
Categories: halloween, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme

Michael Had A Little Fly
Michael had a little fly His hair was white as snow And everywhere that Michael went The fly was sure to go It went with him to work one day And everybody said No flies on Mike except for that Big black...Read More
Categories: america, flying, nursery rhyme,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Doggerel I
Doggerel I A$$-Tronomical by Michael R. Burch Einstein, the frizzy-haired, proved E equals MC squared. Thus, all mass decreases as activity ceases? Not my mass, my a$$ declared! Bible Libel by Michael R. Burch If God is good, half the Bible is libel. I came up with this epigram...Read More
Categories: nursery rhyme, dog, hilarious, humor, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: 3 Blind Mice
Where is the SPCA when you need it? A farmer's wife who was not very nice Mutilated a trio of disabled mice. Each squeaked for its life As she wielded her knife And disencumbered them all of their tails in...Read More
Categories: humor, nursery rhyme,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: The Family Spratt
Jack Spratt's wife was fat, He was lean as a bone, And each dish was licked clean when the eating was done. They were frugal with rations, But took lovely vacations With the money they saved on detergent alone. ...Read More
Categories: humor, nursery rhyme,
Form: Light Verse
Another kettle of Fish
Talking apple and oranges may deliberate, wondering to what has been considered. Different things altogether just multiplied, losing the string of thoughts refined. The extended version by lots of Fish in the water, poachers have no mercy taken...Read More
Categories: nursery rhyme, 12th grade, giggle, nursery
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Irrelevant
Now that we live in technological times, Should we still teach children nursery rhymes? What, after all, is the use Of poor Mother Goose, Just what the Deuce Now do we Think she can produce, Do we have any excuse To persist with these...Read More
Categories: children, mother, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hell's kingdom falling down
If London bridge is falling down were a Christian nursery rhyme (Hell’s kingdom is falling down) Hell’s kingdom is falling down, falling down, falling down. Hell’s kingdom is falling down, Jesus is coming. Time for us to turn...Read More
Categories: christian, nursery rhyme, parody,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The mustard seed
The mustard seed a wild mustard seed took flight carried aloft in gathering light over thistle'd sage and poppies in countless colorful copies as brash rain showers subside the retreat of angry clouds abide scolded by...Read More
Categories: nursery rhyme, children, earth, flower, nursery
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Simple Simon
When Simple Simon met the pieman going to the fair, He thought the guy an easy mark he could con out of his wares. But the pieman glared at him and hissed, "Bub, I ain't no danged pie-lanthropist! Admit...Read More
Categories: humor, nursery rhyme,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Butting heads with technology
Can you guess, dear readers, which rhyme is "alluded to" in this one? I've two computers I'd like to sell, They're old, but they both still work very well. They are Windows desktops, aka, a PC, One browses with...Read More
Categories: humor, nursery rhyme,
Form: Light Verse

Specific Types of Nursery Rhyme Poems

Definition | What is Nursery Rhyme in Poetry?

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