A Poem by Edward Lear for National Limerick Day

Flowers For Socrates

Edward Lear (1812-1888) was born in the Holloway district of London, in Great Britain. He was quite famous as an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, but is now remembered mostly for his limericks, a form which he helped popularize.

To read Edward Lear’s poem, “There was an Old Man with a Beard” click

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