Edward Lear

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

There Was An Old Man In A Tree - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a bee.
When they said "Does it buzz?"
He replied "Yes, it does!
It's a regular brute of a bee!"

Form: Limerick


Comments about There Was An Old Man In A Tree by Edward Lear

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/31/2015 5:32:00 AM)

    Wow nicely thought limerick, I enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

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  • Nenita24 Mbaye (5/11/2007 5:05:00 PM)

    Compliments of the day to you.
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  • Jay Lung (1/4/2005 7:19:00 PM)

    Awesome, but why cant i download the pdf file? Why it was been block? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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