Rose Fyleman Poems
- Mice I think mice Are rather nice. There tails are ...
- Wishes I WISH I liked rice pudding, I wish I were a twin, ...
- I Stood Against The Window I STOOD against the window And ...
- A Fairy Went A-Marketing A FAIRY went a-marketing She ...
- Mother WHEN mother comes each morning She wears her ...
- Fairy Lullaby For A Mortal SLEEP, oh sleep, for the night is ...
- Yesterday In Oxford Street YESTERDAY in Oxford Street, oh, ...
Rose Amy Fyleman (1877–1957) was an English writer and poet, noted for her works on the fairy folk, for children. Her poem There are fairies at the bottom of our garden was set to music by English composer Liza Lehmann. Her Christmas carol Lift your hidden faces, set to a French carol tune, was included in the Anglican hymnal Songs of Praise (1931) as well as in the Hutterian Brotherhood's Songs of Light (1977).
Rose Fyleman was born in Nottingham on 6 March 1877, the third child of John Feilmann and his wife, Emilie, née Loewenstein, who was of Russian extraction. Her father was in the lace trade, and his Jewish family originated in 1860 from Jever in the historical state of ... more »
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I think mice
Are rather nice.
There tails are long,
Their faces small,
They haven't any
Chins at all.
Their ears are pink,
Their teeth are white,
They run about
The house at night.
They nibble things
They shouldn`t touch
And no one seems
To like them much
But I think mice