Happy Birthday Edward Lear! Plus Poetry Challenge ‘Stuff and Nonsense’ Limerick

Today is the birthday of English poet, artist and  illustrator Edward Lear (1812 – 1888).  He is is most famous for his limericks which became very popular and his literary nonsense writing.  Among other poems ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’ is probably one of his more famous.  He started his working life as an artist and illustrator and inContinue reading “Happy Birthday Edward Lear! Plus Poetry Challenge ‘Stuff and Nonsense’ Limerick”