There Was An Old Man Of Calcutta Poem by Edward Lear

There Was An Old Man Of Calcutta

Rating: 3.0


There was an old man of Calcutta,
Who perpetually ate bread & butter;
Till a great bit of muffin on which he was stuffing,
Choked that horrid old man of Calcutta.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Savita Tyagi 20 February 2020

Humor in otherwise a grave and frantic situation!

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Ratnakar Mandlik 23 November 2016

Excellent attempt to create humor out of simple human follies.

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Indira Renganathan 23 November 2016

Childish old man ignorant of what was happening to him.....10

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