Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Goosey Goosey Gander






Goosey goosey gander,

Whither shall I wander?


Upstairs and downstairs


And in my lady's chamber.


There I met an old man


Who wouldn't say his prayers,


So I took him by his left leg


And threw him down the stairs.

Did you read your children nursery rhymes? Or maybe your mom read them to you? I remember this one well but googled to make sure I had the wording right. (I did)....but who knew??....."The traditional interpretation of this rhyme regards it as an account of the religious upheaval in England during the sixteenth century." Also, there are alternative words to this rhyme!
Read all about it, here's the link:

http://childrens-verse.suite101.com/article.cfm/understanding_goosey_goosey_gande

By the way, I took these pics at a nearby park. The geese were gathering on the miniature golf playing area! Guess they're hanging around for a while, even though it's quite chilly out there! Have a great day/evening!



2 comments:

vintagesusie said...

These must be Canadian Geese! I wonder if they speak french? How's your PS going??? It's so fun once you get the hang of it & believe me, I learn a new trick everyday. Stay warm...Susie

The Magpie said...

Luce, I love the black and white goose picture...I sense a talent for photography as well as numerous other artistic flares!!! You go girl!!!