English poetry

Poems in English

The Christening

What shall I call My dear little dormouse? His eyes are small, But his tail is e-nor-mouse. I sometimes call […]

Disobedience

James James Morrison Morrison Weatherby George Dupree Took great Care of his Mother, Though he was only three. James James […]

Rice Pudding

What is the matter with Mary Jane? She’s crying with all her might and main, And she won’t eat her […]

Us Two

Wherever I am, there’s always Pooh, There’s always Pooh and Me. Whatever I do, he wants to do, “Where are […]

Missing

Has anybody seen my mouse? I opened his box for half a minute, Just to make sure he was really […]

The King’s Breakfast

The King’s Breakfast The King asked The Queen, and The Queen asked The Dairymaid: “Could we have some butter for […]

Teddy Bear

A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise. Our Teddy Bear is short and fat, Which is not […]

Happiness

John had Great Big Waterproof Boots on; John had a Great Big Waterproof Hat; John had a Great Big Waterproof […]

Hoppity

Christopher Robin goes Hoppity, hoppity, Hoppity, hoppity, hop. Whenever I tell him Politely to stop it, he Says he can’t […]

Politeness

If people ask me, I always tell them: “Quite well, thank you, I’m very glad to say.” If people ask […]

Lines and Squares

Whenever I walk in a London street, I’m ever so careful to watch my feet; And I keep in the […]

The Morning Walk

When Anne and I go out a walk, We hold each other’s hand and talk Of all the things we […]

Wind on the Hill

No one can tell me, Nobody knows, Where the wind comes from, Where the wind goes. It’s flying from somewhere […]

Brownie

In a corner of the bedroom is a great big curtain, Someone lives behind it, but I don’t know who; […]

The Dormouse and the Doctor

There once was a Dormouse who lived in a bed Of delphiniums (blue) and geraniums (red), And all the day […]

Independence

I never did, I never did, I never did like “Now take care, dear!” I never did, I never did, […]

If I Were King

I often wish I were a King, And then I could do anything. If only I were King of Spain, […]

At the Zoo

There are lions and roaring tigers, And enormous camels and things, There are biffalo-buffalo-bisons, And a great big bear with […]

Come Out with Me

There’s sun on the river and sun on the hill. . . You can hear the sea if you stand […]

Market Square

I had a penny, A bright new penny, I took my penny To the market square. I wanted a rabbit, […]

Twinkletoes

When the sun Shines through the leaves of the apple-tree, When the sun Makes shadows of the leaves of the […]

Buckingham Palace

They’re changing guard at Buckingham Palace – Christopher Robin went down with Alice. Alice is marrying one of the guard. […]