Category: Mangled Nursery Rhymes

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Nursery Crimes

Last night Dad read a poem about Some kid’s cradle in a treetop. The wind blew so hard that it caused The kid and cradle both to drop. There’s not a clue about the kid; What happened after he fell down? Did he end up like poor old Jack, Who tripped and fell and broke […]

Little Boy Blue

Why do you suppose Little Boy Blue turned blue When the cows got into the corn? Do you think, maybe, It had something to do With the way that he blew his horn?

Candle Stick Jack

Was Jack so nimble? Was Jack so quick? Or was it the fire On the candlestick?

The Dance Contest

Hi diddle diddle The Cat dumped the fiddle And now plays the electric guitar. The Cow and her friends said they wouldn’t “Jump” ‘Cause “The Moon” was out a little too far. Little Dog’s band laughed at the dish But they laughed a little too soon. ‘Cause she and her partner won the contest With […]

Tom, Tom, the Piper’s Son

Tom, Tom, the piper’s son Stole a pig but he didn’t run. He said no one could make him pay, Since he belonged to the P.E.T.A. That’s why he said he turned it loose. It went next door and killed a goose And they threw its owner in the calaboose.