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The Owl and the Pussycat

by Edward Lear

I

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.
The Owl looked up to the stars above,
And sang to a small guitar,
‘O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love,
What a beautiful Pussy you are,
You are,
You are!
What a beautiful Pussy you are!’

II

Pussy said to the Owl, ‘You elegant fowl!
How charmingly sweet you sing!
O let us be married! too long we have tarried:
But what shall we do for a ring?’
They sailed away, for a year and a day,
To the land where the Bong-tree grows
And there in a wood a Piggy-wig stood
With a ring at the end of his nose,
His nose,
His nose,
With a ring at the end…

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Comments on: "THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT, EDWARD LEAR" (4)

  1. These wonderful poems of our childhood deserve to be remembered! Thanks for the reblog (and Edward Lear thank you too).

  2. Fond memories for me. These wonderful poems made me fall in love with language. Maybe that’s why I wanted to become a writer… Thanks for the visit and HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! XO

  3. Love it! 🙂

  4. Me too, Kev. Brings back so many great childhood memories. 🙂

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