Nursery Rhymes Poems

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One For Sorrow

by Anonymous

‘One For Sorrow’ it’s an old English nursery rhyme that playfully interprets magpies (a type of bird) as signs of the future. 

Ten Little Soldiers (And Then There Were None)

by Agatha Christie

‘Ten Little Soldiers’ was included in Agatha Christie’s classic mystery novel, ‘And Then There Were None.’ It iserves as an epigraph, appearing at the beginning of the book, and is connected with all ten deaths that occur on the island. It is unclear who wrote the first version of this nursery rhyme.

The North Wind Doth Blow

by Anonymous

‘The North Wind Doth Blow,’ also sometimes known as ‘The Robin,’ is a short English nursery rhyme that may date as far back as 16th century England.

Yankee Doodle

by Anonymous

‘Yankee Doodle’ is an interesting nursery rhyme from the 1700s. It’s concerned with the actions of “Yankee Doodle” and what he does with a feather.

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