Cradle Rock – by Varda K.
Old School Fairy Tales
Mother Goose nursery rhymes are quite often not actually happy-go-lucky poems for kids. The act of rhyming makes them seem child-like, but the old woman who lives in a shoe whipped her kids soundly before putting them to bed. And the story about Hansel and Gretel involves them burning a witch alive. Where did Peter Pumpkin-eater put his wife?