Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Columbia - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Man of Columbia,
Who was thirsty, and called out for some beer;
But they brought it quite hot,
In a small copper pot,
Which disgusted that man of Columbia.

Form: Limerick


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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