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Meddlesome Matty

Rating: 2.9

One ugly trick has often spoil'd
The sweetest and the best;
Matilda, though a pleasant child,
One ugly trick possess'd,
Which, like a cloud before the skies,
Hid all her better qualities.

Sometimes she'd lift the tea-pot lid,
To peep at what was in it,
Or tilt the kettle, if you did

But turn your back a minute.
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* Sunprincess * 04 June 2014

..............truly this is a wonderful poem.....definitely put a smile on my face....enjoyed..

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Manonton Dalan 28 November 2015

curiosity at very young age is something...so true

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M Asim Nehal 19 August 2015

Nice poem I liked it.......................

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Ratnakar Mandlik 28 November 2015

Fantastic narration of the story poem depicting a mix of curiosity and naughtiness among children. The snuff spread on mouth and nose gave a terrible lesson to Matilda and forced her to obey elders thereafter. The poem is amusing too and enjoyable. Thanks for sharing.10+++ points.

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M Asim Nehal 28 November 2015

Very descriptive poem, nicely written.

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need to make some av

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UMIKAP 14 January 2019

I NEVER EVER LIKE TO BE MATTY

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UMIKA 14 January 2019

I LIKED THIS POEM VERY WELL HENCE I GOT 2ND PRICE FOR RECITATION. I REALY ENJOYED READING THE POEM.

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Kiran Pillai 01 June 2018

Poems of children meddling makes me uncomfortable. There is tension in such poetry. But, that might just be how children are. Curious and meddling by nature.

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chiaza labinjo 02 February 2018

It is not good to be meddling

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