Granny’s come to our house,
And ho! my lawzy-daisy!
All the childern round the place
Is ist a-runnin’ crazy!
Fetched a cake fer little Jake,
And fetched a pie fer Nanny,
And fetched a pear fer all the pack
That runs to kiss their Granny!

Lucy Ellen’s in her lap,
And Wade and Silas Walker
Both’s a-ridin’ on her foot,
And ‘Pollos on the rocker;
And Marthy’s twins, from Aunt Marinn’s,
And little Orphant Annie,
All’s a-eatin’ gingerbread
And giggle-un at Granny!

Tells us all the fairy tales
Ever thought er wundered —
And ‘bundance o’ other stories —
Bet she knows a hunderd! —
Bob’s the one fer “Whittington,”
And “Golden Locks” fer Fanny!
Hear ’em laugh and clap their hands,
Listenin’ at Granny!

“Jack the Giant-Killer” ‘s good;
And “Bean-Stalk” ‘s another! —
So’s the one of “Cinderell'”
And her old godmother; —
That-un’s best of all the rest —
Bestest one of any, —
Where the mices scampers home
Like we runs to Granny!

Granny’s come to our house,
Ho! my lawzy-daisy!
All the childern round the place
Is ist a-runnin’ crazy!
Fetched a cake fer little Jake,
And fetched a pie fer Nanny,
And fetched a pear fer all the pack
That runs to kiss their Granny!

Analysis, meaning and summary of James Whitcomb Riley's poem Granny

2 Comments

  1. Alva rexroat says:

    I purchased a book of poems by James whitcmb Riley Printed by corneall press, N.Y in 1920 was wondering about it.Has Raggedy Man. Where Shall we Land,Maymies story of Red Riding- Hood, A sudden Shower,Christines’ song, Bub say , When early March seems early May. Plus more A book of these poems. Please email if anyone knows any thing abut this book .

  2. Mary says:

    Granny remens me of my Granny before she whent to live with God my house is gone now a freeway runs it now but I love the storys see till she was just Like Granny to my Granny Hook God rest her sole.

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