Man from Nandee, limerick forum, one line at a time.2
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
Lets start a new limerick thread. The other was growing verrrrry long. That's not a bad thing.

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There once was a dog named Ivan
that mutt was always connivin'
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Posted by Sue (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a dog named Ivan
that mutt was always connivin'
flea ridden and dusty
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Posted by Pete Petro (+289) 17 years ago
There once was a dog named Ivan
That mutt was always connivin
Flea ridden and dusty
But, oh so trusty
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
There once was a dog named Ivan
That mutt was always connivin'
Flea ridden and dusty
But, oh so trusty
till he met a blueblood at the drive-in
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A hunter named Patrick Magee
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
A hunter named Patrick Magee
Stumbled and fell to his knee

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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
A hunter named Patrick Magee
Stumbled and fell to his knee
And when he got up
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
A hunter named Patrick Magee
Stumbled and fell to his knee
And when he got up
He saw a huge buck

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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
A hunter named Patrick Magee
Stumbled and fell to his knee
And when he got up
He saw a huge buck
that felt blessed at his luck and ran free
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There once was a floozie named Lil
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Posted by Sue (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a floozie named Lil
who knew the fella's on Capitol Hill
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a floozie named Lil
who knew the fella's on Capitol Hill
So she powdered her nose
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
There once was a floozie named Lil
who knew the fella's on Capitol Hill
So she powdered her nose
and she cinched up her hose
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Posted by Pete Petro (+289) 17 years ago
There once was a floozie named Lil
Who knew all the fellas on Capitol Hill
So she powdered her nose
Cinched up her hose
And went to see a fella named Bill


There once was a jackass named Max
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
There once was a jackass named Max
this jerk just couldn't relax
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Posted by Sue (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a jackass named Max
this jerk just couldn't relax
obnoxious and rude
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a jackass named Max
this jerk just couldn't relax
obnoxious and rude
He spit out his food
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
There once was a jackass named Max
this jerk just couldn't relax
obnoxious and rude
He spit out his food
So the Country Club gave him the ax.

Opportunity dances
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
Salli, I think you had the wrong forum when you started anew. I think you were in the Haiku topic. No biggie, I will start a new linerick for you.
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A sailor named old Jack The Bold
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Posted by Ken Minow (+383) 17 years ago
A sailor named old Jack The Bold
He could cuss up a storm I've been told
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
A sailor named old Jack The Bold
He could cuss up a storm I've been told
he'd smoke and drink
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Posted by Pete Petro (+289) 17 years ago
Asailor named Old Jack the Bold
He could cuss up a storm I've been told
He'd smoke and drink
Never bathed, and how he did stink
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
A sailor named Old Jack the Bold
He could cuss up a storm I've been told
He'd smoke and drink
boy, how he did stink
and his teeth were all covered with mold
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Dan traded his sheep for a goat

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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
Dan traded his sheep for a goat
Laced up his boots & put on his coat
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
Dan traded his sheep for a goat
Laced up his boots & put on his coat
But the goat ate his hat
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
Dan traded his sheep for a goat
Laced up his boots & put on his coat
But the goat ate his hat
then butted his cat
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
Dan traded his sheep for a goat
Laced up his boots & put on his coat
But the goat ate his hat
then butted his cat
And left on a slowing moving boat

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A hag in her 40s named Milly
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
A hag in her 40s named Milly
Was acting rather silly
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Posted by Jill Rizk (+48) 17 years ago
A hag in her 40s named Milly
Had a goat in her backyard named Billy
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
A hag in her 40s named Milly
Was acting rather silly
She boiled some meat in a pot
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Posted by Heath H (+649) 17 years ago
A hag in her 40s named Milly
Was acting rather silly
She boiled some meat in a pot
Before it could rot
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
You guys! limerick, limerick, limerick.

This is the form.

There once was a blah blah blah blah blah
That blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
he blah blah blah blah blah
then blah blah blah blah blah
and blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
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A hag in her fourties named Millie


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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
A hag in her 40s named Milly
Was acting rather silly
She boiled some meat in a pot
Before it could rot
And fed it to a boy named Billy

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Uncle Stipple was a man of means
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
Uncle Stipple was a man of means
who dined on potatos and beans
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
Uncle Stipple was a man of means
who dined on potatos and beans
And when his eating was done
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
Uncle Stipple was a man of means
who dined on potatos and beans
And when his eating was done
The fun begun
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
Uncle Stipple was a man of means
who dined on potatos and beans
And when his eating was done
The fun begun
he went on a gaseous fling
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May I offer an example of this poem in true limerick style?

Uncle Stipple was a man of means
who dined on potatos and beans
when his eating was done
then the fun was begun
he went on a green gaseous fling
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Aunt Helen was old as the hills
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
Aunt Helen was old as the hills
With a gulp she swallowed some pills
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
Aunt Helen was old as the hills
With a gulp she swallowed some pills
Blinked, as Uncle Stipple flew by
(hahahahahaha)
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
I give up
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
Aunt Helen was old as the hills
With a gulp she swallowed some pills
Blinked, as Uncle Stipple flew by
And we all wondered why
(sorry)
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There once was a dog named Rufus
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
Aunt Helen was old as the hills
With a gulp she swallowed some pills
old Uncle Stipple flew by
And we all wondered why
Aunt Helen was feeling quite ill

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There once was a dog named Rufus
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a dog named Rufus
Who lifted his leg and booed us
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
There once was a dog named Rufus
Who lifted his leg and booed us
then sniffed at the sky
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Posted by Ken Minow (+383) 17 years ago
There once was a dog named Rufus
Who lifted his leg and booed us
Then sniffed at the sky
And said with a sigh
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a dog named Rufus
Who lifted his leg and booed us
Then sniffed at the sky
And said with a sigh
Sorry, but I'm a dufus

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A wrinkled old man of Sharm
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
A wrinkled old man of Sharm
could fly with the flaps on his arm
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Posted by Jill Rizk (+48) 17 years ago
A wrinkled old man of Sharm
could fly with the flaps on his arm
But wrinkles cause drag
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Posted by Sue (+53) 17 years ago
A wrinkled old man of Sharm
could fly with the flaps on his arm
But wrinkles cause drag
So he cinched up the sag
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
a wrinkled old man of Sharm
could fly with the flaps on his arm
But wrinkles cause drag
So he cinched up the sag
And landed without causing much harm
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A rancher out shearing his fish
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Posted by Karen Stevenson (+45) 17 years ago
A rancher out shearing his fish
Saw a goshawk appear with a swish
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Posted by Heath H (+649) 17 years ago
A rancher out shearing his fish
Saw a goshawk appear with a swish
He rolled a tight smoke
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
A rancher out shearing his fish
Saw a goshawk appear with a swish
He rolled a tight smoke
after napping, he awoke
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Posted by Cori Schock (+53) 17 years ago
A farmer out shearing his fish
saw a goshawk appear with a swish
he rolled a tight smoke
after napping, he awoke
then ate a nice homemade knish



A sailor set out on the briny
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
A sailor set out on the briny
With three women and a man of ninety
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Posted by Heath H (+649) 17 years ago
A sailor set out on the briny
With three women and a man of ninety
All five were quite drunk
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
A sailor set out on the briny
With three women and a man of ninety
All five were quite drunk
Tried to climb up a trunk
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
A sailor set out on the briny
With three women and a man of ninety
All five were quite drunk
Tried to climb up a trunk
and fell on their arses, oh blimey
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A planter from Montego Bay
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
A planter from Montego Bay
Was cutting and bailing his hay
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
A planter from Montego Bay
Was cutting and bailing his hay
When up from the ground
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
A planter from Montego Bay
Was cutting and bailing his hay
When up from the ground
Came a strange sound
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
A planter from Montego Bay
Was cutting and bailing his hay
When up from the ground
Came a very strange sound
From a gopher he'd seen last May

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There once was a rancher from stoop
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
There once was a rancher from stoop
who skipped along rolling a hoop
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Posted by Sue (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a rancher from stoop
who skipped along rolling a hoop
when a rattlesnake bit
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
There once was a rancher from stoop
who skipped along rolling a hoop
when a rattlesnake bit
threw him into a fit
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
There once was a rancher from stoop
who skipped along rolling a hoop
when a rattlesnake bit
threw him into a fit
and he did a loop de loop

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There once was a bear named Boo
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Posted by Michael W. Koffler (+53) 17 years ago
There once was a bear named Boo
Who snored 'til quarter of two
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
There once was a bear named Boo
Who snored 'til quarter of two
then gave a big yawn
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
There once was a bear named Boo
Who snored 'til quarter of two
then gave a big yawn
For it was way past dawn
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Posted by Ken Minow (+383) 17 years ago
There once was a bear named Boo
Who snored 'til quarter of two
Then gave a big yawn
For it was way past dawn
There's no wake-up call at the zoo


One day the biker's Hog
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Posted by salli starkey (+71) 17 years ago
One day the biker's Hog
Was going to fast & slipped into a bog
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Posted by Tucker Bolton (+3669) 17 years ago
One day the biker's Hog
traveled fast & slipped in a bog
he wiped of his face
and felt his disgrace
then went home and kicked his poor dog
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