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Limerick: There Was A Young Lady Whose Nose
by Edward Lear

There was a Young Lady whose nose,
Was so long that it reached to her toes;
So she hired an Old Lady,
Whose conduct was steady,
To carry that wonderful nose.

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Limerick:There Was An Old Man Of Calcutta
by Edward Lear

There was an Old Man of Calcutta,
Who perpetually ate bread and butter,
Till a great bit of muffin,
On which he was stuffing,
Choked that horrid Old Man of Calcutta

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Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Mold
by Edward Lear

There was an Old Person of Mold,
Who shrank from sensations of cold,
So he purchased some muffs,
Some furs and some fluffs,
And wrapped himself from the cold.

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Limerick:There Was A Young Lady Of Russia
by Edward Lear

There was a Young Lady of Russia,
Who screamed so that no one could hush her;
Her screams were extreme,--
No one heard such a scream
As was screamed by that Lady from Russia.

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Limerick: There Was An Old Derry Down Derry,
by Edward Lear

There was an Old Derry down Derry,
Who loved to see little folks merry;
So he made them a Book,
And with laughter they shook,
At the fun of that Derry down Derry!

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The Truth Beneath the Make-up (A Limerick)
by Graham Ereks

There was once a lady on whom I had a crush
She was crystal fair but never had a good brush
Stripped her of her make-up only to see the real her;
This lady I loved and cherished was but a pig-stir.
Ah, Lord knows I surely needed the inestimable dash!

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by Pijush Biswas

One bird was singing full mouthed on branch
And it's maxim made all humans dance
Thus days go on, but suddenly came storm
And the branch fell, the maxim had no norm
That she only shout'd, now hasn't chance.

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Mr. Shyama Prasad
by Pallab Chaudhury

Being in love Mr. Shyama
Was looking like Fujiyama.
By now, he- a cool lover!
No one thinks for ever
He too, had carried magma!

Translated: 9th Feb 2024.


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Toasty Santa
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Down came jolly Santa, lickety-split
not checking to see if a fire was lit.
He shot out of the chimney
while dancing a fast shimmy-
His job is oft harder than he'll admit!

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Merry and Bright
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Christmas was only a few hours away.
Santa and elves were coming on the sleigh.
The night was filled with fair sights,
'Til the clash with festive lights.
Soon flashing, bright nosed Rudolph, led the way!

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  • Edward Lear
    Edward Lear (120 poems about Limerick)
    12 May 1812 – 29 January 1888 / London / England
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