Biography of Anonymous English
Anonymous English Poems
Three Wise Men Of Gotham
There Was An Old Woman
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.
Dickery Dickery Dock
Dickery, dickery dock, The mouse ran up the clock; The clock struck one, The mouse ran down,
Bah, Bah, Black Sheep
Bah, bah, black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes, marry have I, Three bags full;
High Diddle Diddle
High diddle, diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jump'd over the moon; The little dog laugh'd
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,
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.
I'll sling you through six counties in a day.
I'll hike you up a grade of one in ten.
I am Duty, Law and Order under way,
I'm the Mentor of banana-fingered men!
I will make you I know your left hand from your right.