Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems


I Had a Little Hen

by Traditional
Additional Information
  • Year Published: 0
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Traditional
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 1.5
  • Word Count: 61


I had a little hen, the prettiest ever seen,
She washed me the dishes, and kept the house clean:
She went to the mill to fetch me some flour,
She brought it home in less than an hour;
She baked me my bread, she brew’d me my ale,
She sat by the fire and told many a fine tale.