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Poet Appreciation #6: Eliza Lee Follen

While it’s grand to dig away at meaning, symbolism, and theme, it can refreshing to simply enjoy a poem for its bouncy rhythm and rhyme and wit.   268 more words

L IS FOR LIMERICK

IS FOR LIMERICK.

In honor of April being “National Poetry Month,” I decided to take a break from writing (only for today), and write some poetry. 403 more words

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

THE OWL AND THE PUSSY-CAT ON STAGE IN APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat … 298 more words

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2014 A to Z Challenge: L

Edward Lear

Wikipedia says,

Edward Lear (12 or 13 May 1812 – 29 January 1888) was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised.

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Writing

"The Owl & the Pussycat" by Edward Lear

I’m feeling light-hearted today, desirous of rhyme and rhythm. This poem is such a delight and one that I suspect doesn’t get the respect it deserves. 318 more words

Cupertino Poetry Exchange

April 6 – Day Six: SUNDAY SILLY (part i) [Nonsense poems - The Limerick]

I’ve decided that each Sunday I’m going to have a bit of fun (hence Sunday Sillies).

As a child I loved reading Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll (obviously), Ogden Nash’s children’s poems & nonsense poems general. 1,388 more words

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