Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Basing - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Person of Basing,
Whose presence of mind was amazing;
He purchased a steed,
Which he rode at full speed,
And escaped from the people of Basing.

Form: Limerick


Comments about Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Basing by Edward Lear

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



[Hata Bildir]