Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was An Old Person In Black - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Person in Black,
A Grasshopper jumped on his back;
When it chirped in his ear,
He was smitten with fear,
That helpless Old Person in Black.

Form: Limerick


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  • Rajnish Manga (4/28/2017 11:53:00 AM)


    Lovely and enjoyable composition.Fully fun-filled. Thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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