Edward Lear

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

Edward Lear Poems

121. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Ems 4/14/2010
122. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Ewell 4/14/2010
123. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Spain 4/14/2010
124. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Sparta 4/14/2010
125. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Tartary 4/14/2010
126. Mr And Mrs Discobbolos 4/14/2010
127. Mr. And Mrs.Spikky Sparrow 4/14/2010
128. Mrs Jaypher 4/14/2010
129. Nonsense Alphabet 4/14/2010
130. Parody Of Tennyson'sto Edward Lear On His Travels In Greece 4/14/2010
131. Teapots And Quails 4/14/2010
132. The Akond Of Swat 1/3/2003
133. The Broom, The Shovel, The Poker And The Tongs 4/14/2010
134. The Courtship Of The Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo 1/3/2003
135. The Cummerbund: An Indian Poem 4/14/2010
136. The Daddy Long-Legs And The Fly 4/14/2010
137. The Dong With A Luminous Nose 1/3/2003
138. The Duck And The Kangaroo 4/14/2010
139. The Jumblies 1/3/2003
140. The New Vestments 4/14/2010
141. The Nutcrackers And The Sugar-Tongs 4/14/2010
142. The Owl And The Pussy-Cat 1/3/2003
143. The Pelican Chorus 4/14/2010
144. The Pobble Who Has No Toes 1/3/2003
145. The Quangle Wangle's Hat 1/1/2004
146. The Table And The Chair 4/14/2010
147. The Two Old Bachelors 4/14/2010
148. There Was A Young Lady Whose Eyes 1/1/2004
149. There Was An Old Lady Whose Folly 1/3/2003
150. There Was An Old Man In A Tree 1/3/2003
151. There Was An Old Man Of Calcutta 1/3/2003
152. There Was An Old Man Of New York 1/1/2004
153. There Was An Old Man Of Thermopylae 1/3/2003
154. There Was An Old Man On The Border 1/1/2004
155. There Was An Old Man With A Beard 1/3/2003
156. There Was An Old Person Of Nice 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Edward Lear

The Owl And The Pussy-Cat

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a five pound note.
The Owl looked up to the stars above,
And sang to a small guitar,
'O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love,
What a beautiful Pussy you are,
You are,
You are!
What a beautiful Pussy you are!'

Pussy said to the Owl, 'You elegant fowl!
How charmingly sweet you sing!
O let us be married! too long we have tarried:
But what shall we do for a ring?'
They sailed away, for a year and a day,
To the land where the ...

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The Jumblies

They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,
In a Sieve they went to sea:
In spite of all their friends could say,
On a winter's morn, on a stormy day,
In a Sieve they went to sea!
And when the Sieve turned round and round,
And every one cried, `You'll all be drowned!'
They called aloud, `Our Sieve ain't big,
But we don't care a button! we don't care a fig!

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