Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was An Old Man In A Boat - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Man in a boat,
Who said, 'I'm afloat! I'm afloat!'
When they said, 'No! you aint!'
He was ready to faint,
That unhappy Old Man in a boat.

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  • (10/16/2013 2:56:00 PM)


    this poem has some good contradicting humor to it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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