I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail

I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail

Tara Publishing

This well-known folk poem from the 17th century is a form of trick verse. Included in classic anthologies of children’s poetry, the verse appears nonsensical at first sight, but given a break in the middle of each line, begins to make perfect sense. At the simplest level, it is a lesson on grammar...[more]