Rose Fyleman Poems

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1.
I Stood Against The Window

I STOOD against the window

And looked between the bars,
And there were strings of fairies
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2.
Mice

I think mice

Are rather nice.

There tails are long,
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3.
A Fairy Went A-Marketing

A FAIRY went a-marketing

She bought a little fish;
She put it in a crystal bowl
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4.
Fairies

THERE are fairies at the bottom of our garden!
It's not so very, very far away;
You pass the gardner's shed and you just keep straight ahead -
I do so hope they've really come to stay.
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5.
Wishes

I WISH I liked rice pudding,
I wish I were a twin,
I wish some day a real live fairy
Would just come walking in.
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6.
The Best Game the Fairies Play

The best game the fairies play,
The best game of all,
Is sliding down steeples—
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7.
I Stood Against The Window

I STOOD against the window

And looked between the bars,
And there were strings of fairies
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8.
The Balloon Man

HE always comes on market days,

And holds balloons a lovely bunch

And in the market square he stays,
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9.
The Apple-Tree

I STOOD beneath the apple-tree,
The apples were so good to see ;
Very high above my head
I saw them shining round and red.
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10.
In Bond Street

UPON her little velvet hat

A silken tassel hung,
And to the very end of that
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