Betsy and Bart

Betsy and Bart

A Poem by Debbie Barry

Just a silly rhyme that wandered into my head.


Betsy and Bart


Bitsy Betsy Waterloo

Batted her eyes at Bartholomew;

When Barty ask’d her to dance,

She leapt at the chance,

And he twirl’d her ‘round all the night through.

© 2018 Debbie Barry

Author's Note

Debbie Barry
Initial reactions and constructive criticism welcome. I really just wanted an excuse to use "Bartholomew." I don't know why.

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Added on July 27, 2018
Last Updated on July 27, 2018
Tags: poem, nursery rhyme, children, dating, flirting, dancing, romance


Debbie Barry
Debbie Barry

Clarkston, MI

I live with my husband in southeastern Michigan with our two cats, Mister and Goblin. We enjoy exploring history through French and Indian War re-enactment and through medieval re-enactment in the So.. more..