by Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)

There was an Old Man with a Beard
Language: English 
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.

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This text was added to the website: 2007-05-07
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