Robin's Alive

DESCRIPTION: "(The bird/robin) is alive, and alive like to be, If it dies in my hand you may back-saddle me." A "hot potato" game in which a burning stick is passed hand to hand after the player with the stick repeats the rhyme
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty bird
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Newell, #76, "Robin's Alive" (1 short text)
File: Newe076

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