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Nursery Rhyme Poems | Examples of Nursery Rhyme Poetry

Nursery Rhyme Poems. Below are examples of poems about nursery rhyme. This list of nursery rhyme poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of nursery rhyme poetry. This list of works about nursery rhyme is an excellent resource for examples on how to write nursery rhyme poems.

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List of Nursery Rhyme Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Old Mother Hubbard, a cautionary tale Jim Slaughter Light Verse humor, nursery rhyme,
Premium Member Poem Off To Sleep Again Joseph May Rhyme music, nursery rhyme, song,
Easter Peter Trevor McLeod Quatrain nursery rhyme, appreciation, character, cute love,
Premium Member Poem Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Old King Cole, a very merry monarch Jim Slaughter Light Verse humor, nursery rhyme,
Down at the Frog-o-Mat Jessica Amanda Salmonson Quatrain nursery rhyme, animal, cat, funny, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem Halloween Pumpkin Kevin Shaw Rhyme nonsense, nursery rhyme, silly,
Premium Member Poem Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Quite Contrary Mary Jim Slaughter Light Verse humor, nursery rhyme,
Pollywogs Jessica Amanda Salmonson Lyric nursery rhyme, animal, death, fish, happiness,
adversary rhyme darren risden Rhyme nursery rhyme,
Hi, Tiddley Jessica Amanda Salmonson Quatrain nursery rhyme, drink, fun, games, giggle,

Pritty
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Pritty little winks.
Pritty little winks.
What do you think
of the pritty little winks.

They love you
You love them
Each and every little wink
Is a pritty gem...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme, children, fun, games, love,

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Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Jack be nimble
by Jim Slaughter
Jack was nimble,
And Jack was quick,
But he miscalculated
That candlestick.
It was skinny and tall,
Jack was thick and quite small.
When he lit,
It was with an undignified bump
With...

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

B28-P12-MAY BE TOMORROW
by Jerry Wells
POEM 12 MAY BE TOMORROW 



MYBE TOMORROW I WILL BE SITTING BESIDE YOU STARING INTO YOUR WONDERFUL LOOKING EYES. 

MYBE TOMORROW MY STOMACH DOES A...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme, 6th grade, 9th grade,

Tree Ring Circus
by Rico Leffanta
Donald Trump was as stumped as a man can be
"How could LeBron James be anything like me?"
A wise old owl
Commenced to howl
"Quite different branches grow...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme, black african american, culture,

Rum Tum Tiddle
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Rum tum tiddle
You can fiddle
In the middle
Of the place where you piddle
In a skittle on the griddle 

Rum tum tiddle
It's a brittle little riddle
As you...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme, fun, games, music, nonsense,

Tiddly Hi
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Hi Tiddley Hi Ti
I sung this happy song
Hi Tiddley Hi Ti
But got the lyrics wrong
Hi Tiddley Hi Ti
The winker's life for me
I'm wearing a tie-dye
It...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme, clothes, fun, games, music,

Tiddley Pom
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Pom Tiddley Om Pom
Buddha says to me
Pom Tiddley Om Pom
He flips me in a tree
Pom Tiddley Om Pom
I get stung by a bee
Pom Tiddley Om...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursery rhyme, fantasy, fun, games, insect,

What's In A Name
by Cecilia Crasto
What's in a name one might ask
Finding an answer is no easy task
If I should change my name to Jane
Must I then prefix it with...

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

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Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Hey diddle diddle
by Jim Slaughter
The rhyme "Hey diddle diddle"
For me poses a riddle:
What possible need
Has a cat for a fiddle?
A cow might jump over the moon,
So I'm told,
If a...

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