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James Whitcomb Riley

(1849-1916)

  • A Barefoot Boy
       A barefoot boy! I mark him at his play --
  • Granny
       Granny's come to our house,
  • Little Orphant Annie
       Little Orphant Annie's come to our house to stay,
  • Our Hired Girl
       Our hired girl, she's 'Lizabuth Ann;
  • The Bumblebee
       You better not fool with a Bumblebee! --
  • The Old Swimmin' Hole
       Oh! the old swimmin'-hole! whare the crick so still and deep
  • The Raggedy Man
       O the Raggedy Man! He works fer Pa;
  • When the Frost is on the Punkin
       When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock,