Treasure Island

Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Turkey


There was a Young Lady of Turkey,
Who wept when the weather was murky;
When the day turned out fine,
She ceased to repine,
That capricious Young Lady of Turkey.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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