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What does pocket full of posies mean?

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This is a reference to the children's rhyme "Ring around the Rosy, Pockets full of Posey(flowers),Ashes,Ashes,we all fall down. This innocent-seeming rhyme conceals a grim secret. It's a reference to the Black Death(Plague). The Posey,a small bouquet of flowers,was supposed to help ward it off.
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