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Short Nursery Rhyme Poems

Short Nursery Rhyme Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short Nursery Rhyme poems by PoetrySoup poets. Search short Nursery Rhyme poetry by poem length and keyword.

Skinny Leroy
Skinny Leroy
was so thin
A soda straw
fit over him....

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Categories: nursery rhyme, boy, children, funny, humorous, my child, nursery
Form: Quatrain

Sports, sports, 
I love sports
About as much
As venereal warts....

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Categories: hate, humor, irony, nursery rhyme, sick, silly,
Form: Quatrain
All seasons rose, nurse
Esteemed respect my sister
Angel of mercy 

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Categories: adventure, health, nursery rhyme,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Cross-bred
They crossed
 a Nursery Rhyme
  with Dr. Seuss …

What did they get?
 ~ Mother Goose!...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, nonsense, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Higglety Pigglety Pop
	Is my favorite soda
Sold at the corner shop
	Bottled in Minnesota....

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Categories: appreciation, drink, food, fun, humorous, nursery rhyme,
Form: Quatrain

One little fritillary
Hiding in the weeds
Shrivels up and fades away
Scattering its seeds....

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Categories: earth day, flower, garden, nature, nursery rhyme,
Form: Quatrain
Too many
Bass practice speed,

intro to synthy-unforcefull peace,

...fully adorned by the reefs...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, crazy, creation, fire, fishing, flower, fun, garden,
Form: Free verse
The Sacred Goat
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: animal, devotion, myth, nursery rhyme, pets, religion,
Form: Quatrain
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: animal, children, fun, humorous, nursery rhyme, pets,
Form: Quatrain
Monkey Hat
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, humorous, nonsense, nursery rhyme, preschool,
Form: Quatrain
The Clown's Song
Bring me a child to eat
I'm too weak to stand on my feet
All I need is meat
So bring me a child to eat....

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Categories: child, food, funny, horror, murder, nursery rhyme,
Form: Quatrain
Nursery Rhyme
Twinkle twinkle little star
how i wonder what you are,
up above the sky so high
like a diamond in the sky...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, confusion
Form: ABC
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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Categories: analogy, introspection, nursery rhyme, philosophy, wisdom,
Form: Quatrain
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: animal, food, funny, humorous, insect, nursery rhyme,
Form: Quatrain
I knew a man named Bigly.
His belly was all jiggly.
He ate his shoe, his hat, his poo, 
Which made me go all giggly....

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Categories: boyfriend, character, crazy, humor, nonsense, nursery rhyme,
Form: Quatrain
Mary's Little Jacks
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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Categories: animal, child, farm, games, horror, nursery rhyme,
Form: Quatrain
You shouldn't poke at monkeys
	unless you're a dummkopf
Who gets precisely what's deserved --
	your fingers bitten off....

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Categories: animal, children, humorous, nature, nursery rhyme, pets,
Form: Quatrain
Little Dieter
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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Categories: animal, food, humor, nonsense, nursery rhyme, pets,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Current Nursery Rhyme
A Current Nursery Rhyme

Hey google google
The cat and the poodle
The cow jumped over the moon
To be seen on Google sky soon...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, child, childhood, children, computer, humor, kindergarten,
Form: Rhyme
There was an old man from Colville
Who lived on top of a tall hill
Surrounded by deer
Who lived in great fear
Of mountain lions so awful...

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Categories: animal, cat, nursery rhyme,
Form: Limerick
Notions And Sentiments Following A Somewhat Salacious Encounter
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: nursery rhyme, appreciation, assonance, beautiful, beauty, best friend, nursery
Form: Limerick
Uri Had A Little Spoon
Uri had a little spoon
He stroked it with intent
And everywhere that Uri went
The spoons were proper bent

© Gail Foster 23rd March 2019...

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Categories: celebrity, magic, miracle, nonsense, nursery rhyme, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Down at the Frog-o-Mat
Wash Those Froggies, Wash Those Froggies,
Dirty Froggies Get Eaten By Moggies.
Don't Be Mean, Get Them Clean
While You Read Your Magazine....

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Categories: animal, cat, funny, nonsense, nursery rhyme, pets,
Form: Quatrain
Ring-a-ring O’Townsmen,
A pocketful of strawberries,
Whistle-on! Whistle-on!
Pennies all fall down.

Suzanna Scarlett Sladojevic, 2019.

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Categories: feelings, fruit, fun, joy, nursery rhyme, sound,
Form: Rhyme
As long as we're here and not dead, 
improvement will always be lead. 
Whatever we master, we'll teach others faster.
Together, we travel ahead...

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Categories: change, confidence, creation, dedication, endurance, nursery rhyme,
Form: I do not know?