Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Portugal


There was a Young Lady of Portugal,
Whose ideas were excessively nautical:
She climbed up a tree,
To examine the sea,
But declared she would never leave Portugal.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Form: Limerick


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