Quotation by unknown author

There was an old man from Peru
Who dreamed he was eating his shoe;
He woke in a fright
In the middle of the night
And found it was perfectly true.
Unknown. There was an old man of Peru (l. 1–5). . .

Family Album of Favorite Poems, The. P. Edward Ernest, ed. (1959) Grosset & Dunlap.
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