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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.


Premium Member 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



Premium Member Sports
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
Nurse
All seasons rose, nurse
Esteemed respect my sister
Angel of mercy 
...

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Categories: adventure, health, nursery rhyme,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member OFFFFF

"DANCE!!", cries the red Queen; multiple planes of dubious
possibilities....

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Categories: analogy, childhood, nursery rhyme, old, social,
Form: Monoku
My name is casey
My name is casey,
I am like a daisy,
I am very crazy,
And I am quite racy!
...

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Categories: 3rd grade, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme



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
Premium Member Thirsty
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
Premium Member Frit
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
SLEEPY TIME
Sleepy time is here
Sleepy time is near
Close your eyes
Watch the skies 
Cause sleepy time is here...

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© Daisy Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: child, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cavy
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
Premium Member 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
Premium Member 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
Premium Member 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
Needs
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
Premium Member Snacks
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
Premium Member Bigly
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
Premium Member 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
Premium Member Monkeys
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
Premium Member Word of the Day March 11, 2021
tutelary
 
adjective TOO-tuh-lair-ee

1 : having the guardianship of a person or a thing

2 : of or relating to a guardian...

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Categories: child, children, christian, nursery rhyme, spoken word,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member 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
Memorial Day
A vampire known as Good Prince Harry
Set his fangs on the Virgin Mary
He took one bite
And saw the light
Combusting in the cemetery...

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Categories: nursery rhyme, word play,
Form: Limerick
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
Premium Member They Matched Wits
Mother Goose met Dr. Zeuss
  They circled each other for a while
Mrs. Goose lunged for his caboose
  He tickled her wit, then smiled...

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Categories: fantasy, nursery rhyme, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Colville
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