Thursday, January 24, 2008


The 20th Poem of the Week is Lewis Carroll's famous nonsense poem 'Jabberwocky' :-

'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,

And the mome raths outgrabe ...

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Carroll (Rev Charles Dodgson) wrote the poem for his family in their personal publication Mischmasch, as a way of showing how not to write a poem.

There's a full, updated, list of our Poems of the Week here.

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