An unexpected house guest arrives on Christmas night.
Readability levels for passages on Lit2Go are reported as Flesch-Kincaid grade levels which are roughly equivalent to U.S. grade levels.
A poem describing “The Fall of the Year” or Autumn.
A poem which describes the river, sand, foam, and path of a river carrying a child’s boats down stream.
Children should behave.
The poet wonders about the wind.
A child’s counting nursery rhyme.
A child’s counting rhyme.
A child’s counting game.
A counting rhyme about indians.
A children’s poem usually counted on toes.
A nursery rhyme about pigs.
An old lady buys a pig. Then she cannot get the pig to jump over a fence so she can get home. She asks for help but is refused until at last she finds a cow who will give her milk. This begins chain of events which leads to getting home with the pig.
Children’s nursery rhyme about a cat, fiddle, cow, moon, dog, dish, and spoon.
Humpty Dumpty falls, breaks, and can’t be put back together.
Children’s nursery rhyme about a little girl and a spider.
This merry king called for his pipe, fiddlers, and bowl.
Peter Piper picked pickled peppers
The blackbirds that were supposed to be baked in a pie for the king began to sing when the pie was opened. They then flew down to snap off the maid’s nose.
A poem about logicical natural progression.
by Edward Lear
A funny poem about a woman with an extremely big nose.
A poem about a son inquiring about his father’s amazing and peculiar habits for a man of his advanced age.
"The bowers whereat, in dreams, I see"
"Thank Heaven! the crisis—"
"A dark unfathom'd tide, Of interminable pride—"
"In spring of youth it was my lot"
Lamentation for the loss of a loved one.
A poem about enjoying looking at stars at night instead of going to bed. Caretakers finally catch the poet and put him to bed, but he can still remember the sights of the stars.
A nursery rhyme involving subtraction
A fun riddle.
A children’s counting limerick.
In Heaven a spirit doth dwell, "Whose heart-strings are a lute;"
The Surrender of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, Montana Territory, October 5, 1877 Chief Joseph's Own Story
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce surrenders to General Nelson A. Miles in October of 1877.
A child’s counting rhyme about addition.
A funny limerick about a man in love with a maid.
by Lucy Larcom
A fanciful poem exploring the mind of an adult lost in a land of fairy tales.
In this poem, Meddlesome Matilda learns her lesson after an unfortunate encounter with a snuff box.
"Thou wast all that to me, love,"
A poem about love that uses religious and nature themes.
Counting-out Jingles, Silly children’s limerick.
by Edward Lear
A funny poem about a man who has multiple bird nests in his beard.
A nursery rhyme that imitates a lullaby about the evening star.
"Helen, thy beauty is to me"
A child sees things at night.
A child’s nursery rhyme involving multiplication.
A poem about springtime.
A child see flowers as fairy homes.
A child’s addition nursery rhyme
A child’s counting rhyme
A child’s rhyme identifying the number “1”.
A rhyme about a child sleeping with stockings and one shoe on.
A nautical weather proverb
A fun limerick about a boy who loves candy.
A nursery rhyme formatted from a peddler’s cry.
A fun nursery rhyme about a little hen.
A folk tale poem about the trickery of the Walrus and the Carpenter in their hunt of oysters.
The poet talks about things that like to be out in moonlight and those that don’t.
The ghosts of past playing children linger in the neighborhood.
Two sisters disagree.
A limerick about a silly fight between siblings.
A nonsensical poem that illustrates rhyme, rhythm, and alliteration.
Poem describing the patriotism of a ninety-year old woman as General Stonewall Jackson marches through Frederick, Maryland.
A brief encounter causes a lifetime of remorseful reflection on what might have been.
Poem referring to a pro-slavery meeting in Faneuil Hall in August of 1835.
A child plays with furniture and imagination.
A child contemplates the gardener.
Children build a boat out of furniture and imagine sailing on the sea.
A nursery rhyme that acts a a gesture and/or action song relating the sounds to the actions of trotting to and from a market.
A short fable about a boy who beat his brother because he stole his cake.
A nonsense and humorous rhyme about a child building a horse out of hay.
A fun nonsensical poem about the Queen of Hearts and her tarts.
A poem that analyzes the nature and presence of the wind.
"Thou wouldst be loved?—then let thy heart"
A man gallops around.
A child’s poem about subtraction.
Silly children’s limerick.
A nursery rhyme about an old woman who lives in a shoe.