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February 11 2013 Poetry Newsletter

Nursery rhymes may well be our very first exposure to poetry and verse. When I was considering nursery rhymes, I heard about how some rhymes have a deeper significance and are not really the simple childish verses they seem to be. So the next time I visited the library I checked out some books about nursery rhymes and was pretty struck by what I read. I thought I might tell you, my readers, about the backgrounds of some of the most famous nursery rhymes of all times. Hope it makes interesting reading!

Little Miss Muffet - Background
Nursery rhymes are poems too! And they make interesting reading when one knows all the stories associated with their origin. Little Miss Muffet is one such nursery rhyme that has a history.


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