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The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear
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Jul 28, 2011

There are four linked poems to consider as a unit here: The Owl & the Pussycat, The Pobble Who Has No Toes, The Jumblies, and The Dong with the Luminous Nose. Reading each brings you back to the others: it's about sailing away, islands and sea, and loss. Rich melancholy - rightfully poked fun at.

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