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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

IF I WAS A LITTLE PIG,
ROOTING IN YOUR YARD,
AND YOU WERE A LITTLE DOG,
WOULD YOU BITE ME VERY HARD?

Submitter comment: MISSOURI, 1943

Data entry tech comment: PERIOD CHANGED TO QUESTION MARK.

Keyword(s): HUMOR ; QUATRAIN

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMALS ; METER: TROCHEES ; NONSENSE ; THERIOMOROPHISM

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 00-00-1943

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VERSE

ROSES ARE RED
VIOLETS ARE BLACK
YOU WOULD LOOK BETTER
WITH A KNIFE IN YOUR BACK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; FLOWERS ; HOSTILITY ; INDIRECTION ; INSULT ; KNIVES ; METER: ANAPESTS ; METER: IAMBS ; METER: TROCHEES ; QUATRAIN ; RESENTMENT ; RHYME: ABCB ; THREAT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 11-22-1968

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME

THINGS ARE HARD TO REMEMBER.
THINGS ARE HARD TO FORGET.
BUT THE HARDEST THING TO REMEMBER
IS TO REMEMBER NOT TO FORGET.

Submitter comment: RHYME FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTOGRAPH BOOK.

Keyword(s): CONTRADICTION ; INFORMATIVE ; METER: TROCHEES ; OBSERVATION ; PARADOX ; QUATRAIN ; REMEMBRANCE ; REPETITION ; RHYME: ABAB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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AUTOGRAPH

ROSES ARE RED
VIOLETS ARE BLUE
SUGAR IS SWEET
AND SO ARE YOU. MM
BUT WHEN ROSES ARE WILTED
AND VIOLETS ARE DEAD
SUGAR IS LUMPY
AND SO IS YOUR HEAD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HARPER WOODS

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; COMPLIMENT ; CONTRAST ; FLOWERS ; HUMOR ; INSULT ; METER: IAMBS ; METER: TROCHEES ; QUATRAINS ; SARCASM ; STUPIDITY ; SURPRISE ENDING

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POEM

MAY YOUR PATH BE STRUED WITH FLOWERS
WELCOME BE ON EVERY SIDE
MAY YOUR HOME BE VERY HAPPY
MAY NO SORROWS ENTER THERE
MAY SWEET ROSES BLOOM AROUND YOU
AND LOVE GREET YOU EVERYWHERE
MAY YOUR FRIENDS BE MOST FAITHFUL
AND NO THOUGHTLESS WORD IMPLANT
THAT WOULD MAKE YOU FEEL UNHAPPY
OR WOULD WOUND YOUR KINDER HEART

Submitter comment: POEM BY ALBERT WALLEN, WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA

IN AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF LATE MRS. GEORGE A. SCHNEIDER
AND LATE CLARA SPIELBUSCH, TOLEDO, OHIO

Data entry tech comment: IMPLANT MIGHT BE IMPART

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; FLOWERS ; FRIENDSHIP ; HAPPINESS ; KINDNESS ; METAPHOR ; METER: TROCHEES ; REPETITION ; RHYME: ABCADAEFCA ; SERIOUSNESS ; SINCERITY ; STANZA ; WISH

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Tender sentiment

Date learned: 11-21-1965

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

WHEN THE GOLDEN SUN IS SINKING
AND YOUR MIND IS FREE
WHEN YOU OFTEN THINK OF OTHERS,
WILL YOU SOMETIMES THINK OF ME?

Submitter comment: (1939, BIRCH TREE, MONTANA)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CONTRAST ; FRIENDSHIP ; METER: TROCHEES ; QUATRAIN ; REQUEST FOR REMEMBRANCE ; RHYME: ABCB ; SERIOUSNESS ; SUNSET

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

IF YOU EVER PASS A CHESTNUT TREE
LOOK AT A NUT AND THINK OF ME}
IF YOU EVER PASS A CHESTNUT TREE

Submitter comment: BOOK NOT IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN (1959-1960)

Where learned: NONE GIVEN

Keyword(s): COUPLET ; HUMOR ; INDIRECTION ; METER: TROCHEES ; NUT ; REMEMBRANCE ; RETORT ; RHYME: AA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

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