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A 205th Birthday Gift for Edward Lear

International Owl and Pussycat Day, the 12th of  May 2017 last week was the anniversary of Edward Lear’s 205th Birthday.

To celebrate, my small birthday gift this year to Edward Lear are three pages from a book of his own limericks. 121 more words

Edward Lear

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear.

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea

   In a beautiful pea-green boat,

They took some honey, and plenty of money,

   Wrapped up in a five-pound note.

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Poetry

ON THIS DAY: May 12, 2017

May 12th is

Public Gardens Day *

International Nurses’ Day

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Limerick Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Nutty Fudge Day… 672 more words

History

They Went to Sea in a Sieve

Edward Lear was born on this day in 1812.  In case you didn’t know, he’s the writer of what has been called “the nation’s favourite poem” 484 more words

Family

'The Pobble Who Has No Toes' by Edward Lear

‘The Pobble Who Has No Toes’

by Edward Lear

“The Pobble who has no toes
Had once as many as we;
When they said “Some day you may lose them all;” 350 more words

Poetry

How Not To Writte... A Limerick

Yes, it’s National Limerick Day here in the UK today (12 May 2017)! The day is marked to commemorate the birthday of Edward Lear 412 more words
How Not To Writte

Today is “National limerick Day” In honour of English artist and writer, Edward Lear’s birthday 

I’ve had fun with rude limericks in my earlier  school years, as I’m sure we all have?  68 more words

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