Biography of Anonymous English
Anonymous English Poems
Three Wise Men Of Gotham
Bah, Bah, Black Sheep
Bah, bah, black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes, marry have I, Three bags full;
Any Soldier To His Son
What did I do, sonny, in the Great World War? Well, I learned to peel potatoes and to scrub the barrack floor. I learned to push a barrow and I learned to swing a pick, I learned to turn my toes out, and to make my eyeballs click.
High Diddle Diddle
High diddle, diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jump'd over the moon; The little dog laugh'd
There Was An Old Woman
Dickery Dickery Dock
Dickery, dickery dock, The mouse ran up the clock; The clock struck one, The mouse ran down,
You mustn't groom an Arab with a file. You hadn't ought to tension-spring a mule. You couldn't push a brumby fifty mile And drop him in a boiler-shed to cool.
Jack Sprat Could eat no fat, His wife could eat no lean; And so betwixt them both,
I Know My Love
I KNOW my Love by his way of walking, And I know my love by his way of talking, And I know my love dressed in a suit of blue, And if my Love leaves me, what will I do?
Hush A By Baby
Hush-a-by Baby On the tree top, When the wind blows The cradle will rock;
Jack And Gill
Jack and Gill Went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down
This Pig Went To Market
This pig went to market, That pig staid at home; This pig had roast meat, That pig had none;
Boys And Girls Come Out To Play
Boys and girls come out to play, The moon does shine as bright as day; Come with a hoop, and come with a call, Come with a good will or not at all.
Little Jack Horner
Little Jack Horner Sat in a corner, Eating of Christmas pye; He put in his thumb,
Nell Flaherty’s Drake
MY NAME it is Nell, right candid I tell,
And I live near a dell I ne’er will deny,
I had a large drake, the truth for to spake,
My grandfather left me when going to die;
He was merry and sound, and would weigh twenty pound,
The universe round would I rove for his sake.
Bad luck to the robber, be he drunken or sober,
That murdered Nell Flaherty’s beautiful drake.