Tring, Wing and Ivinghoe
The placename Tring is easy to rhyme - and is beloved of Limerick Writers.
The Book of Nonsense
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
There was an old person of Tring
The Limerick Series
There was a young grocer of
Postcard by Kyd from early 1900s
Wendy Austin's book, The Tring Collection, contains poems about Tring, or by Tring Poets under the headings Life in Tring; Railway and Canal; The Tring Poet (Gerald Massey); Pastimes; Cricket' Military; Villages and Countryside; Tring Park; Why?; High Society; Epitaphs.
|A frisky young lady from Tring
Said "I'm really game for a fling,
We'll wait until dark,
Go up to Tring Park,
And see what the moonlight will bring."
Page updated March 2007