poet Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

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Jabberwocky

'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

'Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!'

He took his vorpal sword in hand:
Long time the manxome foe he sought --
So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
And stood a while in thought.

And, as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!

One two! One two! And through and through
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
He went galumphing back.

'And hast thou slain the Jabberwock?
Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
Oh frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!'
He chortled in his joy.

'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001
Poem Edited: Sunday, May 13, 2001

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  • liz dishman (10/30/2020 8:44:00 PM)

    hi zac efron will you go out on a date with liz dishman yes or no

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  • Oldschool (7/17/2020 3:28:00 AM)

    You have to know how to translate it to really enjoy it. Brilliant.

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  • Evan tempfli (5/28/2020 7:20:00 PM)

    I think it is a good poem with a rhymem.

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  • Sydney (5/12/2020 9:13:00 AM)

    I didnt like this at all. Confusing

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  • Alden Burton (4/30/2020 9:51:00 AM)

    Nice :) good poem, i give it 10/10

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  • NiahLee (4/17/2020 10:50:00 AM)

    I do not et what I am asked to do

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  • nvjhfgkjehgjerhhguig (7/16/2019 6:50:00 PM)

    bro with that gay get offa me

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  • jacob (7/16/2019 6:49:00 PM)

    in thinks rymes very gooooooodsy good job

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  • anonymousfaggot (7/16/2019 6:45:00 PM)

    using a condom on steve russell

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  • gftyfyjfftytdthetedtrt (7/16/2019 6:43:00 PM)

    big suckin on em yes pls

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  • walter clements (7/4/2019 8:12:00 AM)

    walterwalterwalterwalterwalterwalterwalter

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  • ur-nan-is-muy-nice (7/4/2019 8:07:00 AM)

    hitler did nothing wrong XDXD

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  • the poetieer (7/4/2019 8:06:00 AM)

    absolutely delightful

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (7/1/2019 12:52:00 AM)

    One two! One two! And through and through
    The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
    He left it dead, and with its head
    He went galumphing back.

    great 10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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  • moo00 (6/27/2019 2:33:00 PM)

    moooo000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

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  • BOIIIII (5/21/2019 11:35:00 AM)

    *jumps of counter* IM GEY! -3-

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  • ajakaka (2/27/2019 11:22:00 AM)

    namaaakakkakkakaOIAHAHJAJ

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  • miacat (12/30/2018 12:40:00 AM)

    short but entertaining

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  • zionclark (11/11/2018 10:01:00 PM)

    l hated that poemit sucked so badly sucked

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