Who knew there were so many ways for a brown pelican to look down its nose?
Who knew they had so much bird-ality?
A wondrous bird is the pelican
Its beak holds more than its belly can
It can hold in its beak
Enough food for a week
And I don’t know how in the helican.
I read somewhere that the limerick is the only truly English-language form of poetry. Everything else is borrowed from somewhere else. So I submit that in honour of the English, who no doubt stole it from the Irish. Nothing to do with the bird, of course.
Jim – I had never heard that about the limerick. Certainly they are wondrous birds. (Also, alerted by your follow-up comment, I have corrected the final line of your limerick and it seems to have taken. I think it matters how you hold your tongue.)
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- George Washington to John Jay August 8, 1786
Source: "Wish I'd Said That", John Robson; 2020 Dec 17 edition
Posted: 16 Jan
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