that enumerates song in the manner of a cumulative song a series of increasingly grand gifts given on each. We are obsessed with Christmas All Year Long! Christmas Decorations, Christmas Traditions, History of Christmas Around the World, Santa Claus and more!
This irregular meter perhaps reflects the song's folk origin. Nursery Rhymes, with the Tunes to Which They Are Still Sung in the Nurseries of England. Citation needed A Mori / New Zealand version, titled "A Pukeko in a Ponga Tree written by Kingi Matutaera Ihaka, appeared as a picture book and cassette recording in 1981. M/browse/colly, m/browse/collie a b "The Twelve Days of Christmas".