Hickety Pickety My Black Hen

Leonard Leslie Brooke 1862 – 1940




  
Hickety Pickety My Black Hen.
  
  
Hickety, pickety, my black hen,
She lays eggs for gentlemen;
  
  
  
Gentlemen come every day
To see what my black hen doth lay.
  
  
  
  
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Submitted on August 03, 2020

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Quick analysis:

Scheme A Ax bb
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 176
Words 37
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 1, 2, 2

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