Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There was an Old Person of Wick


There was an Old Person of Wick,
Who said, 'Tick-a-Tick, Tick-a-Tick;
Chickabee, Chickabaw.'
And he said nothing more,
That laconic Old Person of Wick

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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