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By Rix Quinn 

Rix Quinn – Revisiting old nursery rhymes


Last updated 9/20/2022 at 1:44pm

As I get older, I try to learn something every day. That’s not always possible, because some days I just watch reruns.

I’m not alone in this mission. My friend Lucas spent months trying to read deeper meanings into old nursery rhymes.

For instance, “Incy Wincy Spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the rain, and washed the spider out. Out came the sun, and dried up all the rain. And Incy Wincy Spider climbed up the spout again.”

Lucas claims this is about perseverance. Spider is determined to get to the top.

My question is: Why would this arachnid keep re-climbing? Thirst? Hig...

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