There was an Old Man with a Beard
There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, “It is just as I feared! –
Two Owls and a Hen, four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard.
(image from skiletorget.no):
illustration by Edward Lear
(image from poets.org:
Edward Lear, 1812 – 1888
Poet. Artist. Illustrator.
famed for his literary nonsense in poems/prose, limericks