Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, also compoosed logic puzzles, riddles, and satirical poems. This collection includes several that were including in longer works and those intended to stand alone.
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- A nonsensical poem that illustrates rhyme, rhythm, and alliteration.
- "Puzzles from Wonderland"
- A collection of seven nonsensical riddles written as poems.
- "Solutions to Puzzles from Wonderland"
- A set of seven poems.
- "The Two Clocks"
- The author uses the example of two faulty clocks to make a point.
- “The Walrus and the Carpenter”
- A folk tale poem about the trickery of the Walrus and the Carpenter in their hunt of oysters.
- “You Are Old, Father William”
- A poem about a son inquiring about his father’s amazing and peculiar habits for a man of his advanced age.
Carroll, L. (2012). Poems, Puzzles, and Stories of Lewis Carroll. (Lit2Go ed.). Retrieved March 28, 2015, from
Carroll, Lewis. Poems, Puzzles, and Stories of Lewis Carroll. Lit2Go Edition. 2012. Web. <>. March 28, 2015.
Lewis Carroll, Poems, Puzzles, and Stories of Lewis Carroll, Li2Go edition, (2012), accessed March 28, 2015,.