Looking for Poppies

DESCRIPTION: An old man meets a girl and asks where she is going. She says she is looking for poppies; he says it's the wrong place. She would hear the nightingale; the time is wrong. At last her young man shows up; the old man warns against such bird songs
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1913 (Belden)
KEYWORDS: love lie questions courting warning
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Belden, pp. 252-253, "Looking for Poppies" (1 text)
Roud #7759
File: Beld252

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