I Like Dark Nursery Rhymes

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    The Witching Hour....

    Go to bedMy little puddinheadThe witching hour is nigh.The monster in the closetWill soon awakeThe Jack-in-the-boxWill cry.No sticks, no stonesNo broken bonesFor you this Halloween.No tricks or treatsOr smelly feet'sNo candy cornNovember morn.So go to bedMy little puddinheadAnd...
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    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2011

    The Slithery Dee

    He lives in the sea He saw all the others But he didn't see me The Slithery Dee He came out of the sea He chased all the others But he didn't chase me The Slithery Dee I hid in a tree He caught all the others But he couldn't catch me The Slithery Dee He went back to the sea...
    OgoNay OgoNay
    46-50
    Oct 17, 2013

    Mary Had A Little Lamb

    *Mary had a little lambIn diapers he would goHer lamb was really her brotherAnd his diapers did always showOne when she 15And he was 9His diaper was so poopyShe changed his little behindBaby Jimmy 2013
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    26-30
    Nov 20, 2013

    Orange and Lemons

    This is a medieval rhyme dating back to around the time of Henry VIII I'll start with the short version first, I knew there was a longer version, but nobody seemed to know all the words. Orange and Lemons Say the bells of Saint Clements You owe me five farthings Say the bells of...
    cpthaddock cpthaddock
    56-60, M
    Jan 25, 2013

    Jack And Jill

    *Jack and Jill Went up the hillTo change his sticky diaperJack laid downUpon the groundAnd Jill changed himHappily afterBaby Jimmy
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    26-30
    Nov 20, 2013

    Heh Heh...

    The Nursery world you think is kind, But afterward you'll change your mind. With Humpty Dumpty, who never broke, And Little Miss Muffet, who always spoke. Jack pushed Jill down the hill, So now our story begins with a spill. Sleeping beauty never did awake, Snow...
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    26-30
    Mar 12, 2011

    Mary , Mary

    This little dark rhyme dates back to Mary , Queen of Scots, the Catholic half sister of Elizabeth, the ' Virgin ' queen, and King Henry VIII's daughters. Mary, Mary, quite contraryHow does your garden grow?With silver bellsĀ And cockle shellsAnd pretty maids all in a rowThis...
    cpthaddock cpthaddock
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2013
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