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The Peter Patter Book Of Nursery Rhymes-06 by Leroy F. Jackson

Primary Poems | 6-8 yrs | Reading Pod

OLD FATHER McNETHER

Old Father McNether
He sorts out the weather
And takes what he pleases, I’m told,
With a big turkey-feather
He mixes the weather,
And makes it blow hot and blow cold.

JERRY WAS A JOKER

Jerry was a joker.
He carried off the poker
And dressed it up from head to heel
In clover-tops and orange-peel
And fed it bones and barley meal.
Poor old Rusty Poker!

KING KOKEM

King Kokem lay snoozing upon his brass bed—
Oh, play an old tune on your fiddle!
With shoes on his feet, and a crown on his head—
Oh, tune up your rusty old fiddle!

He dreamed of a land where the lions were tame,
Where they fried their lamb-chops on a griddle,
Where they called all the parrots and monkeys by name—
Oh, play us a tune on your fiddle!

He dreamed of a sea filled with raspberry pop,
With a cocoanut isle in the middle,
Where the stones and the boulders had icing on top—
Go strike up a tune on your fiddle!

He dreamed of a sky where the moonbeams all danced
While a comet was telling a riddle,
Where the stars and the planets and sun-dogs all pranced
While the moon played his fiddle de diddle.

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Read these beautiful poems and rhymes for kids. List of the poems included in this poem eBook:

  1. Old Father McNether
  2. Jerry Was A Joker
  3. King Kokem
  4. Old Missus Skinner
  5. Oh, Mother
  6. Cella Ree And Tommy To
  7. If I Were Richer
  8. The Army of the Queen
  9. Romullus
  10. The Hero
  11. Pensive Percy
  12. Moon, O Moon In The Empty Sky
  13. The Rag-Man
  14. Whenever I Go Out To Walk
  15. A Free Show
  16. Billy Bumpkins
  17. Blue Flames And Red Flames
  18. Timothy Grady

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