Edward Lear

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

Edward Lear Poems

121. Limerick: There Was A Young Person Whose History 4/14/2010
122. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Madras 4/14/2010
123. Limerick: There Was An Old Man With A Beard 4/14/2010
124. The Nutcrackers And The Sugar-Tongs 4/14/2010
125. He Lived At Dingle Bank 4/14/2010
126. There Was An Old Man Of Thermopylae 1/3/2003
127. Calicoe Pie 4/14/2010
128. Teapots And Quails 4/14/2010
129. The Daddy Long-Legs And The Fly 4/14/2010
130. Limerick: There Was A Young Lady Of Norway, 4/14/2010
131. The Pelican Chorus 4/14/2010
132. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Peru 4/14/2010
133. Limerick: There Was An Old Man In A Boat 4/14/2010
134. Cold Are The Crabs 4/14/2010
135. There Was An Old Lady Whose Folly 1/3/2003
136. Limerick: There Was A Young Lady Whose Chin 4/14/2010
137. The Akond Of Swat 1/3/2003
138. There Was An Old Man On The Border 1/1/2004
139. The Duck And The Kangaroo 4/14/2010
140. The Courtship Of The Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo 1/3/2003
141. There Was An Old Person Of Nice 1/1/2004
142. The Table And The Chair 4/14/2010
143. There Was An Old Man Of Calcutta 1/3/2003
144. Limerick: There Was A Young Lady Of Dorking, 4/14/2010
145. There Was A Young Lady Whose Eyes 1/1/2004
146. Nonsense Alphabet 4/14/2010
147. The Quangle Wangle's Hat 1/1/2004
148. There Was An Old Man Of New York 1/1/2004
149. The Dong With A Luminous Nose 1/3/2003
150. Alphabet Poem 4/14/2010
151. How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear 1/3/2003
152. The Pobble Who Has No Toes 1/3/2003
153. There Was An Old Man With A Beard 1/3/2003
154. There Was An Old Man In A Tree 1/3/2003
155. The Jumblies 1/3/2003
156. The Owl And The Pussy-Cat 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Edward Lear

The Owl And The Pussy-Cat

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a five pound note.
The Owl looked up to the stars above,
And sang to a small guitar,
'O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love,
What a beautiful Pussy you are,
You are,
You are!
What a beautiful Pussy you are!'

Pussy said to the Owl, 'You elegant fowl!
How charmingly sweet you sing!
O let us be married! too long we have tarried:
But what shall we do for a ring?'
They sailed away, for a year and a day,
To the land where the ...

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Calicoe Pie

Calico Pie,
The little Birds fly
Down to the calico tree,
Their wings were blue,
And they sang 'Tilly-loo!'
Till away they flew,
And they never came back to me!
They never came back!
They never came back!

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