Edward Lear

(12 May 1812 – 29 January 1888 / London / England)

Limerick: There Was A Young Person Of Smyrna, - Poem by Edward Lear

There was a Young Person of Smyrna,
Whose Grandmother threatened to burn her;
But she seized on the cat,
And said, 'Granny, burn that!
You incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna!'

Form: Limerick


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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