Friday, September 18, 2009

Poetry Friday: Little Nancy Etticoat

Little Nancy Etticoat,
In a white petticoat,
And a red nose;
The longer she stands,
The shorter she grows.

          (A candle.)

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Julie said...

Lorie, I've always thought that was one of the world's perfect riddles. Thanks for posting it.

laurasalas said...

Love this riddle! Thanks, Lorie Ann.