Poems

Solomon Grundy

“Solomon Grundy” is a poem and traditional nursery rhyme dating back to the 19th century England. The lyrics were first recorded in 1842 by nursery rhyme and fairy-tale collector James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps. The song was …

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Roses are Red

“Roses are red” is possibly one of the most well known nursery rhymes and poems. It is also one of the oldest ones as it first was published by the English poet Edmund Spenser in …

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Old Mother Hubbard

Although there are some assumptions regarding the historical origin of “Old Mother Hubbard”s character, this nursery rhyme was written and illustrated by Sarah Catherine Martin (around 1804) – mainly to amuse her sister’s children. The …

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