Arise and Pick a Posie

DESCRIPTION: "Small birds and turtle doves In every bush a building." The singer is advised to go out and pick a flower. She will "but there's none so sweet a flower As the lad I adore"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Reeves/Sharp-TheIdiomOfThePeople)
KEYWORDS: love flowers nonballad bird
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Reeves/Sharp-TheIdiomOfThePeople, p. 236, "Arise and Pick a Posie" (1 text)
Roud #2445
File: ReSh236A

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