Nursery Rhyme Poems | Examples of Nursery Rhyme Poetry

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Categories: appreciation, drink, food, fun, nursery rhyme, silly,
Thirsty
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Higglety Pigglety Pop
	Is my favorite soda
Sold at the corner shop
	Bottled in Minnesota....

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Categories: nursery rhyme, sick, silly,
Sports
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Sports, sports, 
I love sports
About as much
As venereal warts....

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Categories: animal, death, dog, fantasy, nursery rhyme, pets,
Grubby Puppy
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Nighty night-night
	my sorry little blighter
It'll be all right
	if you can be a fighter
The devil is a-comin'
	he'll slug you with his fist
You'll see him swift a-runnin'
	to...

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Categories: animal, food, funny, humorous, nursery rhyme, silly,
Snacks
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I tried to eat a baseball cap
A dreidel and some lumber
Some beetles and a monkey trap
And now this swell cucumber....

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Categories: earth day, flower, garden, nursery rhyme, spring, sunshine,
Frit
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
One little fritillary
Hiding in the weeds
Shrivels up and fades away
Scattering its seeds....

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Categories: nursery rhyme,
My Blue Cheese is Peas
by Janece Terry
Baby doesn't like the 'peases'.
She spits them out, as she pleases.
I still have that childish vice
But spitting peas isn't nice.

Avoiding them is hard to do.
They're...

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Categories: animal, humor, insect, murder, nursery rhyme, violence, word
Kill a Man, Jaro
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Jaro was a killer
He bonked me on the head
He laughed and laughed
"You're dead, you're dead!"
Is what the killer Jaro said.

But I jumped up and kicked...

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Categories: animal, cat, fear, horror, nursery rhyme, pets,
Kitty Katy
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Kitty Katy, bigger than holsteins
Killed a St. Bernard
Pretty Kitty scratched up my blue jeans
Left my legs all scarred.

My big kitty scares the bejabbers
Out of my...

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Categories: food, fun, happy, humorous, nursery rhyme, sweet, word
Some Sweetmeat with Mesquite
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Sweet, sweet, can't be beat
What a treat, love to eat
Veggie meat, cookie sheet
Oats and wheat down the street.

Take a seat off your feet
Here to greet...

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Categories: animal, baby, humor, innocence, nursery rhyme, sweet,
Itsy Bitsy Batsies
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
The itsy bitsy batsies 
	climbed up me finger tips. 
Sat on the tippy-tops 
	and tightened up their grips. 
Out came the eyedropper, 
	fed each little...

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Categories: cry, hurt, loneliness, lonely, nursery rhyme,
Realization
by Allaika Mae Igot
 I'm still stuck in my past
Wondering why time flies so fast
I tried to be the best
But I ended up failing the test

 Everything I've...

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Categories: animal, crazy, farm, humorous, nursery rhyme, word play,
Singy Songy Sue
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Ticky Bicky Boo
Licky Mickey Moo
I'm in love with you
Little Tsuki Tsu.

Chicky Dicky Doo
Ricky Nicky Nu
Close your lips with glue
Kiss a kangaroo.

Tricky Picky Poo
Quicky Hicky Hoo
I'll...

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Categories: animal, devotion, myth, nursery rhyme, pets, religion,
The Sacred Goat
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I brought a bag of oats
To offer to The Goat
Our Temple is a holy zoo,
And little lambs eat ivy too....

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Categories: nursery rhyme, pets, silly,
Pony
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
It's time, it's time, 
for a nursery rhyme.

I'm a tiny pony 
sitting on me bum. 
Come over here and pet me 
and let me suck...

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Categories: boy, children, for kids, nursery rhyme,
Just for fun
by george seal
    A team were given a task.               ...

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Categories: animal, food, humorous, nursery rhyme, sad, satire,
Premium MemberFive Fat Porkers
by Kevin Shaw
Five fat Porkers

Five fat Porkers, in a Pig Sty
Eating Swill and Cabbages,
Grunting with a me oh my.

One of these Pigs called Emily,
Was taken out one...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, song, work,
The Brand of MultiYork
by Keith Murphy
Oh, the brand of MultiYork,
It had five fifty then;
The pound dropped low with the Brexit deal,
And they’re washed up in their fen.

Now when you are...

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Categories: appreciation, assonance, beautiful, beauty, nursery rhyme, sensual,
Notions And Sentiments Following A Somewhat Salacious Encounter
by Douglas Cate
Painted were her eyes, 
Somewhat azure and syphilitic, her heart;
And when I got home I realized, 
I'd just fallen in love with a tart(!)...

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Categories: best friend, family, food, nursery rhyme, women,
Lyricvixen's Mock Peach Pie Recipe
by verlecia fields
Lyricvixen's Mock Peach Pie Recipe
    1) 375 degrees F - bake - pie crust -
    10 to 15 minutes...

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Categories: animal, children, humorous, nonsense, nursery rhyme, preschool, silly,
Monkey Hat
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Monkey hat, monkey hat
Who de dibble knitted dat?
If you die I hope dat I
Inherit de dam monkey hat....

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Categories: animal, children, fun, humorous, nursery rhyme, pets, preschool,
Cavy
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Itty bitty guinea piggy
How you make me laugh
I'm glad my mommy gave me you
Instead of that giraffe....

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Categories: cute love, funny, happy, nursery rhyme, silly,
Tinky
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Winky Tinky Too Tah
Loves to Golly Woo
Joining in the Brou Ha
Kissy Licky Lou....

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Categories: nursery rhyme, parody, strength,
Premium MemberHE FOLLOWED WITH REMORSE
by Vickie Thayer
There's a story,
As old as time,

Cute little girl in the woods,
A big bad wolf follows behind,

Carrying goodies for her Grammy,
She does it with peace of...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, silly, word
Premium MemberA Nursery Chryme
by Kevin Shaw
A Nursery Chryme

Mary had a little Lamb,
She stole it from the Farm.
The Shepherd shouted put him back,
Or I’ll holler and raise the alarm.

Little Beau Peep...

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Categories: betrayal, engagement, humor, nursery rhyme, political, relationship,
O Brexit, Brexit Won't You Marry Me
by Keith Murphy
O Brexit, Brexit Won’t You Marry Me?

O Brexit, Brexit, won’t you marry me
When your big bad deal is done?
On no sweet maid I cannot marry...

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Categories: beautiful, butterfly, color, flying, nursery rhyme, peace, romantic,
Butterfuly With Grace And Sway
by Johnny Martinez
Butterfly, butterfly, with grace and sway
       expose to the world your gentle way

Delightful wisp in a gentle breeze
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Categories: nursery rhyme,
Tuff Girl
by Bob Quinn
Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet 
drinking a mocha late, 
but when that old spider sat down beside her
she pulled out her Mace and...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, scary,
Spring-heeled Jack
by Julian Scutts
SPRING-HEELED JACK 

Spring-Heeled Jack was a very odd chap, 
And a very odd chap was he. 
His eyes glowed like a pyre, 
He wore batman’s...

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Categories: animal, cat, fun, nature, nursery rhyme, silly,
Fluffy Kitty
by Caleb Lawrence
*Author's note
Cute fun poem instead of my usual serious stuff. I've been told that this was more of a Iambic style poem by a friend...

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Categories: england, funny, hilarious, humor, nursery rhyme, parody, poems,
Nationwide Advert Parody
by Nick Trim
Nationwide adverts that are written so fine,
talking the talk of a walk that's sublime,
no mention of accounts that will grow over time,
your attentions attained through...

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Categories: fairy, fantasy, for children, nursery rhyme,
Premium MemberFire Faerie
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
A fire faerie
Is full of spunk
You tick her off
You will be set
Aflame

She has the power
To renew
A dragons firey breath
If need be

She can cause
A fire storm
For...

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Categories: fairy, fantasy, for children, nursery rhyme,
Premium MemberThe Forest Path
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
Walking through the forest
Dreaming of little faeries
Flying from one tree to another
Or a dragon coming to rescue you
from robbers of men
Robin Hood jumping out of...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, roses are
Premium MemberA Red Rose Yearning For The Wild
by connie pachecho
A Red Rose Yearning For The Wild

I sit in a nursery rhyme

Red 

A thousand times. 

A pretty rose in a garden bed.


A child's incantation

My blossoms...

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Categories: nursery rhyme,
Premium MemberSixty-Nine
by Jack Ellison


Why is the number sixty-nine so important to us guys
Why not seventy-two or thirty-six or even five
Always puzzled me
Sends me up a tree
Now there's a...

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Categories: analogy, introspection, nursery rhyme, philosophy, wisdom,
Needs
by Trevor McLeod
The man who only wanted needs
threw away his wants.
And what was left was very cheap
and fell apart in taunts....

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