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Radio Red Bubble – I Wanna Be 2

I wanna pretend I am only 2 / And say and do whatever I please / I wanna talk about things like green snot / And things people think you sh…

memories, growing older and realizing nursery rhy…

angel wings and moon beams / a smile so deep and warm / a light so illuminating / the butterflies sing song / I need to go back there / to …

The Secret Keepers

Once upon a time, only yesterday / There was a secret only told / To those who could really keep it / Until they did grow old.

Flower Power

Nepal is uniquely positioned in the world map with 6 Phyto-geographical regions and 10 bio climatic zones that provide a habitat for 7183 s…

The Pencil Fish

I once, in a pail, caught a pencil fish. / He would not have made a filling dish. / As long as a blink / And as thin as Aunt Betty. / You w…

Grown Up Nursery Rhyme

What care I, in knickers of red? / I’ll give him breakfast tea in bed. / Hibble hobble hibble, hibbledie head.

Re-hashed Nursery rhymes

Mary had a little lamb, / its feet were painted blue.

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe……

I will have justice!

The Dream Maker

honeyed hair all goldened by the sun / shoulders kissed n freckled sienna brown / silken locks frame fuschia lips beneath your little crown…

Harold Dumpty

What Harold Dumpty brought to us all :-)

O That Man In The Moon!

(Mature)

About Heaven

If this is true, I once was told, you go there when you die./ I want the little stars at night, to be peep-holes in the sky / This means th…

The Master

In another time, in another life, Franz would / have been a school teacher – / A tall, dignified, black man with a rare / missionary educa…

A Stranger Land

Daisies drifting in the air, scattered far by wind’s sweet breath. / Children rolling down the hill, laughter ringing from the thrill…

The Jellyfish

Take the common jellyfish / He’s not unfair or sellyfish / He bobs on the current / Aggressive he weren’t / To other sea cr…

The Eel

The eel is always impeccably dressed / in a sleek grey suit that looks freshly pressed / But I think he must blow his nose a lot / For his …

Busy Nursery

The screams of children, the shouts of adults, the silent ticking of the clock. As the seconds tick down until 5 o’clock, panic sets in. Th…

We Told Them To Love Then We Gave Them All Guns

It all begins in a nursery. It all begins when all the baby boys are stolen and taken away to learn how to live life by dying.

Nursery Crimes Pt. 1

Deemed it death by misadventure, / No one present dared to venture. / Theories spoke in voices hushed,

I Fried That Egg

I sat upon a stone cold wall / Where once an egg did sit

The Pumpkin Eater

“Oh Mama,” Alicia began, / “If only you mixed spinach with the pumpkin quiche / Or some protein with the orange pseudo-ha…

The Flounder

Let me tell you about the flounder / He’s a fish that’s more flat than he’s rounder / And it gets even stranger than that / The fact that h…

The Shark

The shark is a creature / A fish we might feature / And call him King of the Sea / Which eats more or less / And it’s only a gues…

My Alzheimer’s Friend

This is a letter I sent to my employer. I am a caregiver for her mother who has Alzheimer’s. Her mother has been living with her fo…

Ode To Red Riding Hood

Anita took off in a mad dash / The padded paws galloped behind her. / The hot breath she felt smelling like sour mash.

a nursery rhyme for the grown ups that are kids a…

Prepare an ark for rainy days said God to Noah You’ll not need wellies or Mac coz I’ll shut the door / So Noah’s family rolled up their sle…

The Oyster

A large plate of slimy raw oyster / Not a meal about which I’d boister / I’ll take the pearl and you’ll think me a foister / But I’ll give …

Help, Kelp!

My wife has an issue with kelp / I think she needs professional help / When we swim in the sea and a piece breaks free / If it even comes n…

Anita Bo Beeped

Little Bo Beep has lost her sheep / and couldn’t deal with the pressure, / Anita took over, / Spreaded a blanket on some clover, / …

Old Mother Hubbard’s Night

“Stop that scratching!” she yelled, / As the dog was trying to say something

Starfish

Starfish why? / Oh, do tell me why / Do you have five arms? / That’s three more than I. / But the question it begs is / Are two of them leg…

Nursery Rhyme Blooper

Oxford Dictionary defines “Blooper” as embarrasing error, what can be more embarrasing than to find feathers of Mother Goose ru…

The Grace of the Whale

Today I witnessed some magic / From the deck of a Cape Island boat / The magician was purely pelagic / And he sang me a beautiful note / He…

Hey We’ve Been Diddled

Hey we’ve been diddled / A cat can’t fiddle / A cow never jumped over the moon / All my friends cry / At being so done / But I say we grew …

The Seahorse

Now the seahorse is suitably named / For his long, noble nose / And his beautiful mane / And these elegant creatures / Have some virtuous f…

Jack and Gill

Jacks fingers where damp with perspiration and he kept reaching behind him for his chalk bag.

The Clownfish

Consider the Clownfish / He’s an up not a down fish / As he swims on the Coral reef / Dressed in orange and white / For both day and night …

Flying Fish?

Flying fish, swimming birds? / The craziest thing I’ve ever heard. / Look at me daddy square in the eye / And tell me that it’s not a lie. …

Bed Time Poem

A poem to read for your child at bed time.

Bloody Nursery Rhythm

Small tender child / Can you my darling / Hear the call of the wild? / Lighting bugs soar / in the evening fields / Dirty dogs soon / Nip…

The Squid

The squid is a fast as a blink / If you’re trying to catch one I think / When your fishing boat’s landed / You will be empty handed /…

Pity the Skelpin

Pity the poor skelpin / If you caught one I’m sure you’d be yelpin’ / An uglier fish / Never sat on a dish / And who would ask for a second…

Octopus

Octopus, please, let me explain why / A group of you aren’t known as octopi. / It is my etymological nature / To right these wrongs of nome…

The real rhymes 1(Hickety pickety)

Hickety pickety my black hen, / She lays eggs for gentlemen.

The Cod

There once was a fish called the Cod / Which at one time was common as sod / But the fishermen caught ‘em / And the fish eaters bought ‘em …

Crabs

The crab’s a crustacean of great variation / With numerous species in every nation. / There are King crabs and Soft shells / And Red Rocks …

The real rhymes 2 ( Mary Mary)

Mary Mary, quite contrary. / How does your garden grow?

Vincent’s Lullaby – The Meadow

Come with me to the Meadow, / Come with me to the Pond. / If you…

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