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Dixon Lanier Merritt

Dixon Lanier Merritt was an American poet and humorist. He was a newspaper editor for the Tennessean, Nashville's morning paper, and President of the American Press Humorists Association.

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A pelicanmore_vert

A wonderful bird is the pelican;

His beak can hold more than his beli-can.

He can hold in his beak,

Enough food for a week,

Though I’m damned if I know how the heli-can!


by Dixon Lanier Merritt


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