How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
Some think him ill-tempered and queer,
But a few find him pleasant enough.

by Edward Lear Click to read full poem

Comments (11)

I love autobios and this one is a hoot. I believe I do know Mr. Lear, in spirit, at least.
A very humerus poem!
Beautiful depiction well brought forth in good rhyme scheme. A lovely poem indeed.
I can see the humor here, I can see a character being sketched here, and I can see that these things have been done well but to my shame I could not get involved in this poem's world. Perhaps another day I would, but not today
I would indeed like to have known him. His poems were almost always humorous and he was a master of the limerick.
..........very nicely penned, and easy to imagine Mr. Lear loves books ★
Marvelous portrayal of the persona of Mr. Lear, with minutest details, presenting him as a lovable entity. the poem is captivating too. Thanks for sharing.
With the pleasure of nature. Nice work.
Mr Leah, if only I had kown thee
What splendid fun perpetrated by the inestimable Mr. Lear. Sure, 'nonsense' makes the heart grow fonder, what's the use to sulk and ponder, let imagination skitter, lest our beer turn somewhat bitter, open minds and baggy trousers, read me right, thou soggy browsers.
there were alot of wacky words, and it was a bit confusing, but it had an up tempo beat to it, a i really liked it