An old favorite of mine with an awesome new photo! ~ Bette A. Stevens
SERENDIPITY: SEEKING INTELLIGENT LIFE ON EARTH
The Owl and the Pussycat
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.
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,
What a beautiful Pussy you are!’
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,
With a ring at the end…
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Comments on: "THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT, EDWARD LEAR" (4)
Me too, Kev. Brings back so many great childhood memories. 🙂
Love it! 🙂
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
These wonderful poems of our childhood deserve to be remembered! Thanks for the reblog (and Edward Lear thank you too).