Edward Lear

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

There Was An Old Lady Whose Folly - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Lady whose folly
Induced her to sit in a holly:
Whereupon by a thorn
Her dress being torn,
She quickly became melancholy.

Form: Limerick


Comments about There Was An Old Lady Whose Folly by Edward Lear

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/21/2016 1:22:00 AM)


    So sad...yet nice humour... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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