January 1, 1970

Edward Lear Limerick

By Angus Townley

There was an old person of Crowle,
Who lived in the nest of an owl;
When they screamed in the nest,
He screamed out with the rest,
That depressing old person of Crowle.

Edward Lear
Originally published in “More Nonsense
Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc.” 1872.