Rose Fyleman Poems

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1.
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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2.
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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3.
Mice

I think mice

Are rather nice.

There tails are long,
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4.
A Strange Pair

THE witch, the witch that lives in the wood
Is not very pretty and not very good ;
Her face is brown and her eyes are black,
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5.
I Don't Like Beetles

I DON'T like beetles, tho' I'm sure they're very good,
I don't like porridge, tho' my Nanna says I should;
I don't like the cistern in the attic where I play,
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6.
Have You Watched The Fairies?

HAVE you watched the fairies when the rain is done
Spreading out their little wings to dry them in the
sun?
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7.
Peacocks

PEACOCKS sweep the fairies' rooms;

They use their folded tails for brooms;

But fairy dust is brighter far
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8.
Fairy Song

DANCE, little friend, little friend breeze,
Low among the hedgerows, high among the trees ;
Fairy partners wait for you, oh, do not miss your
chance,
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9.
Rainy Morning

As I was walking in the rain
I met a fairy down a lane.
We walked along the road together,
I soon forgot about the weather.
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10.
Fairy Lore

FAIRIES learn to dance before they learn to

walk ;
Fairies learn to sing before they learn to
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