Pelican’s Belly Can

“A wonderful bird is the Pelican.
His beak can hold more than his belly can.
He can hold in his beak
Enough food for a week!
But I’ll be darned if I know how the hellican?”

A limerick by Dixon Lanier Merritt

I remember hearing this as a child. My memory was jogged by a post on Though Open Lens

White Pelican, Regents Park 12/31/15
White Pelican, Regents Park, London 12/31/15

2 thoughts on “Pelican’s Belly Can

  1. Barbara Bryan 2016-02-28 / 8:45 am

    Thanks for the fun reminder of my childhood as well!

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