Dixon Lanier Merritt

(1879 - 1972)

A Wonderful Bird Is The Pelican - Poem by Dixon Lanier Merritt

A wonderful bird is the pelican
His bill can hold more than his belican
He can take in his beak
Food enough for a week
But I'm damned if I see how the helican

Topic(s) of this poem: bird

Form: Limerick


Comments about A Wonderful Bird Is The Pelican by Dixon Lanier Merritt

  • (5/1/2016 10:08:00 PM)


    I always thought it was Spike Milligan!!! (Report) Reply

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  • Kim Barney (8/23/2015 11:52:00 AM)


    I've always thought this poem was by Ogden Nash! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015



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