Silly Poems and Rhymes #87 – Procrastination

  “Procrastination is my sin.It brings me naught but sorrow.I know that I should stop it.In fact, I will – tomorrow!” Gloria Pitzer   to procrastinate –  verb to  delay or postpone an action; put off doing something.

Silly Poems and Rhymes #86 – Find a penny

  Find a penny, pick it up,And all day you’ll have good luck.   !Note – Finding a penny is considered good luck in the UK. This superstition might have arisen because in ancient times metals were believed to offer protection from evil and harmful spirits, and of course there is also the saying, money attracts money.

Silly Poems and Rhymes #85 – There was a crooked man

There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile,He found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile.He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse.And they all lived together in a little, crooked house.   The rhyme was first recorded by James Orchard Halliwell in the 1840s and gained popularity in the […]