Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was an Old Man with a Beard


There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, 'It is just as I feared!
Two Owls and a Hen,
Four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard!'

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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