Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There was an Old Man with a flute


There was an Old Man with a flute,
A serpent ran into his boot;
But he played day and night,
Till the serpent took flight,
And avoided that man with a flute.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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