Four and Twenty Blackbirds

Sing a Song of Sixpence,
A bag full of Rye,
Four and twenty
Naughty boys (blackbirds),
Bak'd in a Pye.
When the pie was opened,
The birds began to sing;

Was not that a dainty dish,
To set before the king?
The king was in his counting-house,
Counting out his money;
The queen was in the parlor,
Eating bread and honey.
The maid was in the garden,
Hanging out the clothes,
There came a little blackbird,
And snapped off her nose.
All about "Sing a Song of Sixpence" from The Straight Dope.


I love the photograph!!
Undaunted said…
Ooh, what a tease! It looks like you have lots of lovely and interesting things in the background, but I can't enlarge the photo!
Those birds are amazing!
painter girl said…
Emailing my order now.
Janvangogh said…
One of my favorite nursery rhymes.
Connie said…
I had to come take a look at the Dickie Birds again!!! I'm soooo excited! I can't wait for mine to migrate my way!!

Peace & Love.
Connie said…
I should also add that I featured your Dickie Birds on my blog tonight! I think they need to migrate everywhere they're so adorable!

Peace & Love.
Lynette said…
I love your dickie birds and what a cool setup with that pie!!
Archita Singh said…
Very interesting!

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