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This week's verse by Edward Lear is a classic example of a limerick, humourous five-line poems with a strict rhyme scheme and a tendency to lean toward the absurd or the rude. This poem is taken from the collection A Poem for Every Spring Day.
There was a Young Lady whose Chin
There was a Young Lady whose chin
Resembled the point of a pin;
So she had it made sharp,
And purchased a harp,
And played several tunes with her chin.
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