Wednesday, July 7, 2010

A Limerick Is Born!

It was late and I had called it a night shortly after midnight.  The lights were out, my DH was in the reading room and Rosie had settled down on my pillow.  As I lay there awaiting the sandman, a series of words kept going through my head.  They strung together with other words and started rhyming.  As they came together, I knew I had to get a pen and paper and write it down.  After Hubs read it, I remarked that it sounded something like a limerick.  He said "I think it is".

Now I've read limericks for years, but didn't know what made them "limericks", so I looked it up, and apparently I'd written one.


There once was a girl from Magoo
Who got stuck on a big spot of glue
She squirmed and she wiggled
'Til everyone giggled
And bid her get rid of the shoe

 




6 comments:

  1. Ha ha! That made me giggle :)

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  2. LOL! I loved it, Linda! Talk about a sticky situation! :)

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  3. That's a good one! My grandfather used to write limericks, though grandma always yelled at him when he started telling them to my brother and me.

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  4. Babs-Beetle- I'm glad!

    Talon- Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

    Jen- Thank you! Why, were they bawdy?

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  5. Hi Linda .. that double entendre that is the British way with words ... and aren't Limericks great ..

    Love your Magoo one .. fun - cheers Hilary

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  6. Hilary- Thank you. I am happy to see you looked back to my limerick. They are indeed fun.

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