Edward Lear

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

Parody of Tennyson'sTo Edward Lear on His Travels in Greece


Delirious Bulldogs; -- echoing calls
My daughter, -- green as summer grass; --
The long supine Plebeian ass,
The nasty crockery boring falls; --

Tom-Moory Pathos; -- all things bare, --
With such a turket! such a hen!
And scrambling forms of distant men,
O! ain't you glad you were not there!

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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  • Rookie Joey Valenzuela (7/12/2010 3:02:00 AM)

    this poem is kinda funnier if you have read tennyson's 'To Edward Lear: on His Travels in Greece' (Report) Reply

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