Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems


Intery, Mintery, Cutery Corn

by Traditional
Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1920
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Barnes, W. (Ed.). (1920). Types of Children's Literature: A Collection of the World's Best Literature for Children.. Yonkers, New York: World Book Company.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 1.1
  • Word Count: 51


Intery, mintery, cutery corn,
Apple seed and apple thorn,
Wire, brier, limber lock,
Three geese in a flock;
Along came Tod,
With his long rod,
And scared them all to Migly-wod.
One flew east, one flew west,
One flew over the cuckoo’s nest.—
Make your way home, Jack.