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.'


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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