Roald Dahl

(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales)

I Had A Little Nut-Tree, - Poem by Roald Dahl

I had a little nut-tree,
Nothing would it bear.
I searched in all its branches,
But not a nut was there.

'Oh, little tree,' I begged,
'Give me just a few.'
The little tree looked down at me
And whispered, 'Nuts to you.'


Comments about I Had A Little Nut-Tree, by Roald Dahl

  • Rookie - 59 Points Brian Jani (4/28/2014 3:49:00 AM)

    You surely know how to wrote, I like each and every poem of yours (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Amy Willows (9/15/2013 8:58:00 AM)

    he changed the real poem to something better alright it is brilliant (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Oludipe Oyin Samuel (6/2/2012 6:46:00 AM)

    Providence knows best (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,207 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (3/24/2012 7:35:00 AM)

    A profound message lies underneath this poem's simplicity and the writer managed to present it excellently! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,207 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (3/24/2012 7:35:00 AM)

    A profound message lies underneath this poem's simplicity and the writer managed to present it excellently! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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