ONWARD THE NOSEYBUM
‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Their heads are green,
and their hands are blue,
and they went to sea in a sieve.
Laying eggs inside a paper bag,
the reason you will no doubt see,
to keep the lightning out, all mimsy
were the borogoves.
A centos poem borrows lines from other poems to create a new one. These lines were borrowed from Morgenstern’s Das Nasobēm, Christopher Isherwood from his Poems Past and Present, Edward Lear’s, The Jumblies, Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky.