Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There was an Old Man of the Wrekin


There was an Old Man of the Wrekin
Whose shoes made a horrible creaking
But they said, 'Tell us whether,
Your shoes are of leather,
Or of what, you Old Man of the Wrekin?'

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Form: Limerick


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