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rhymegirl
06-12-2010, 01:54 AM
This substitute Dj is boring
In fact I find myself snoring
I need to get jazzed

Paul
06-12-2010, 03:36 AM
This substitute Dj is boring
In fact I find myself snoring
I need to get jazzed
more razzmatazzed

Pthom
06-12-2010, 05:30 AM
This substitute DJ is boring
In fact I find myself snoring
I need to get jazzed
more razzmatazzed
If he only played jazz, I'd be soaring!

With stinky cheese, fish and a bagel

RevisionIsTheKey
06-12-2010, 05:41 AM
With stinky cheese, fish and a bagel
The rabbi hoped he could finagle

Pthom
06-12-2010, 05:54 AM
With stinky cheese, fish and a bagel
The rabbi hoped he could finagle
A ride into town

RevisionIsTheKey
06-12-2010, 08:58 AM
With stinky cheese, fish and a bagel
The rabbi hoped he could finagle
A ride into town
From Bad LeRoy Brown

Matera the Mad
06-12-2010, 10:36 AM
With stinky cheese, fish and a bagel
The rabbi hoped he could finagle
A ride into town
From Bad LeRoy Brown
But he ended up lost and bedraggled

Along came a wandering tinker

flyingtart
06-12-2010, 12:01 PM
Along came a wandering tinker
And told me joke, what a stinker!

Paul
06-12-2010, 01:55 PM
Along came a wandering tinker
And told me joke, what a stinker!
I told him 'get lost'

RevisionIsTheKey
06-13-2010, 12:28 AM
Along came a wandering tinker
And told me joke, what a stinker!
I told him 'get lost'
Quoted "Plowmen" by Frost

Paul
06-13-2010, 03:20 AM
Along came a wandering tinker
And told me joke, what a stinker!
I told him 'get lost'
Quoted "Plowmen" by Frost
And turned on my heels, now a thinker


'To rhyme is divine' the poet exclaimed

StephanieFox
06-13-2010, 05:50 AM
'To rhyme is divine' the poet exclaimed
Free verse is poetry shamed

onestepp
06-13-2010, 10:34 AM
Walking on red soles

CDSinex
06-13-2010, 10:42 AM
'To rhyme is divine' the poet exclaimed
Free verse is poetry shamed
Walking on red soles
That were both full of holes

Pthom
06-13-2010, 11:47 AM
'To rhyme is divine' the poet exclaimed
Free verse is poetry shamed
Walking on red soles
That were both full of holes
----------------------------------------------halt, stop, look, whoa.

Limericks are a very DEFINED rhyme AND meter scheme. Unlike other types of poetry, deviation from that scheme is unacceptable. A limerick is a five-line poem in anapestic or amphibrachic meter. What's that mean?

Well, anapestic meter is two short syllables followed by a long one: ta ta DUM. Amphribrachic is a short syllable either side of a long one: ta DUM ta.

In a limerick an anapestic meter scheme looks like this: When the ROCKet fell OUT of the SKY.
In a limerick an amphribrachic meter scheme looks like this: "There WAS a young LADy/ of WANTage.

Look at the first line in the current limerick. It meets the criteria of NEITHER rhyme scheme. The second line works, but the author of that line should have repaired the first line before continuing...as should the rest of you guys. Shame!

One possible repair:
'To rhyme is divine' Poe exclaimed
-- amphribrachic (the final short syllable is silent)

Free verse is poetry shamed
-- also amphribrachic (the first and final short syllable are silent)

Walking on red soles
That were both full of holes
-- This couplet works sort of, but the emphasis on "of" is awkward. A better version follows,
Walking on red soles
That were full of big holes


----------------------------------------------Okay, the game can now continue.

Nymtoc
06-13-2010, 04:00 PM
To Pthom's excellent tutorial above, permit me to add a word about rhyme. Too many entries in this game substitute "near" or "false" rhymes for true rhymes--often when true rhymes are easily available.

1. For a word to rhyme, it should be consonant with the rhymed word in all respects, not just one. Merely to use the same vowel sound and think you are rhyming is not rhyming. It is sloppy thinking. Examples:

"time" does not rhyme with "find"
"more" does not rhyme with "sort"
"together" does not rhyme with "forever"
"summer" does not rhyme with "thunder"

2. It gets trickier with polysyllables, but with a little care, good rhymes can be found. Some people seem to think that rhyming the last syllable of a two- or three-syllable word is all that is necessary. Thus, they will pair "fanatic" with "exotic," thinking that by repeating "ic" they have rhymed the words. They have not.

"Dramatic" rhymes with "fanatic." "Cathartic," "Semantic" and "Fantastic" do not.

"Seeding" rhymes with "Reading." "Feasting" does not. And neither do "Greeting" or "Healing" or "Teaching" or hundreds of other words ending in "-ing." The whole word has to rhyme.

There are several good rhyming dictionaries online. Here is one: http://www.rhymezone.com

As Pthom says, "Limericks are a very DEFINED rhyme AND meter scheme." Some very good poets have, on occasion, written limericks, and you will find that their limericks invariably have a gem-like (if silly) perfection.

"I couldn't think of a rhyme" is a pretty lame excuse in a forum where people think of themselves as writers.

:Lecture:

RevisionIsTheKey
06-14-2010, 01:25 AM
[Quoting Nym] There are several good rhyming dictionaries online. Here is one: http://www.rhymezone.com However, rhymezone.com at times offers options that are not true rhymes either. You still have to be cautious and test them out.

As Pthom says, "Limericks are a very DEFINED rhyme AND meter scheme." Some very good poets have, on occasion, written limericks, and you will find that their limericks invariably have a gem-like (if silly) perfection. Aww..., thanks, Nym. [End quote] (Somehow my post lost the "quote" mode...)

To add to Nym's addition to Pthom: Words like gone and done look like they rhyme on the page, but do not when said out loud.

In the vast arena of children's picture book writing, writers are told that words like logs and dog are not rhymes because one is plural and the other is not. Exclaimed and shame would also be frowned upon. I have seen published picture books that break both rules, but any newbie wanting to find a publisher should probably follow them. (I've also seen well-known writers in other fields get some fairly awful rhyming poetry published in magazines.)

Finally, another no-no in picture books is forced rhyme, coming up with a rhyme by using an odd choice of words or syntax just to get the rhyme you need. In limericks these shenanigans can actually add to the humor, if the reader can tell the poet is going for humor and is not just a poor poet.

Now, assuming the entire AW world has not fallen asleep reading all these lectures, someone needs to finish off the offending limerick so we can move on. I propose:

'To rhyme is divine,' Poe exclaimed. (All rights reserved by Pthom)
'By freeing up verse, it is shamed.'
'Edgar,' said Kooser,
'you ravin' old loser.
'The folks in this thread are inflamed.'

The limericists huddled in fear

Nymtoc
06-14-2010, 02:18 AM
The limericists huddled in fear,
Convinced that expulsion was near

Kerlee
06-14-2010, 03:20 AM
The limericists huddled in fear,
Convinced that expulsion was near
they all held their breath

Paul
06-14-2010, 03:36 AM
The limericists huddled in fear,
Convinced that expulsion was near
they all held their breath
(some trousers got wet)

Pthom
06-14-2010, 06:13 AM
Sorry Paul. "wet" does NOT rhyme with "breath"

Try again.

Sir_Nigel
06-14-2010, 02:09 PM
The limericists huddled in fear,
Convinced that expulsion was near
they all held their breath
(some trousers got weth)
they found solace in whisky and beer


Could I just take a moment of time
To hijack this long stream of rhyme
To mention my book
All my poetry, look!
Forgive my impertinent crime.

That’s Cursory Rhymes available on Lulu http://stores.lulu.com/store.php?fAcctID=773603



Sorry for the interruption. And now back to our normal service:

So…

You could buy the entire collection

StephanieFox
06-14-2010, 06:32 PM
Am I starting a new one? OK?



It ain't necessarily snow

StephanieFox
06-14-2010, 06:46 PM
'To rhyme is divine' the poet exclaimed
Free verse is poetry shamed
Walking on red soles
That were both full of holes
----------------------------------------------halt, stop, look, whoa.
The second line works, but the author of that line should have repaired the first line before continuing...as should the rest of you guys. Shame!



I saw the problem, but didn't think the game allowed for changing the lines others had written. I still think that would be wrong and make the game a lot less fun. I mean, if we could do that, what would keep someone from changing 'Free verse is poetry shamed.' to 'Free verse is poetry, maimed.' or 'The crook shouted – No, I've been framed.'?

The only exception would be to allow punctuation at the end of a line when the next line would require it.

I appreciate your lessons and I agree they were needed, but I'm really not going to go along with 'correcting' or in any other ways changing another writer's line.

Sir_Nigel
06-14-2010, 06:53 PM
Hey am I invisible here?

the next line is:


'You could buy the entire collection '


(sometimes the contributions aren't so good. Never mind. Move on)

Nymtoc
06-14-2010, 06:59 PM
I saw the problem, but didn't think the game allowed for changing the lines others had written. I still think that would be wrong and make the game a lot less fun. I mean, if we could do that, what would keep someone from changing 'Free verse is poetry shamed.' to 'Free verse is poetry, maimed.' or 'The crook shouted – No, I've been framed.'?

The only exception would be to allow punctuation at the end of a line when the next line would require it.

I appreciate your lessons and I agree they were needed, but I'm really not going to go along with 'correcting' or in any other ways changing another writer's line.

As moderator of this forum, Pthom has the right to make changes in others' posts.

StephanieFox
06-14-2010, 10:07 PM
As moderator of this forum, Pthom has the right to make changes in others' posts.

Yes, but the suggestion was that I make the change in the line above mine.





You could buy the entire collection
Of the candidates in the election

Nymtoc
06-14-2010, 10:28 PM
Yes, but the suggestion was that I make the change in the line above mine.

Oh. I didn't read it that way. I thought Pthom meant that all of us should be vigilant and repair our own faulty lines before continuing.

Which we should! :Hammer:

BTW, one more word about rhyme: I think some people, accustomed to hearing a plethora of false rhymes in rock lyrics, assume that's what rhymes are. But the fun of writing and reading a limerick is that it is a long-established form that produces its effect not only from the cleverness (one hopes) of its ideas but from the fact that it accomplishes its goal by adhering to precise rules.
:e2writer:

You could buy the entire collection
Of the candidates in the election
And still wonder why

Lavern08
06-14-2010, 10:59 PM
You could buy the entire collection
Of the candidates in the election
And still wonder why
Their slogans won't die

RevisionIsTheKey
06-15-2010, 12:01 AM
You could buy the entire collection
Of the candidates in the election
And still wonder why
Their slogans won't die
After voters have voiced their rejection.

Back to StephanieFox's previous suggestion:

It ain't necessarily snow

Lavern08
06-15-2010, 12:26 AM
It ain't necessarily snow
It's yellow and has a bright glow

Nymtoc
06-15-2010, 12:29 AM
It ain't necessarily snow
It's yellow and has a bright glow
It fell from the sky

Paul
06-15-2010, 01:19 AM
Sorry Paul. "wet" does NOT rhyme with "breath"

Try again.

So, you've never been to Ireland then...? :D

Paul
06-15-2010, 01:20 AM
It ain't necessarily snow
It's yellow and has a bright glow
It fell from the sky
a big golden pie

Pthom
06-15-2010, 01:43 AM
No, I've never been to Ireland. But I've heard lots of Irish and other than drunks who can't speak without a lithp anyway, I have yet to hear "breath" and "wet" come out sounding the same. :D

It ain't necessarily snow
It's yellow and has a bright glow
It fell from the sky
a big golden pie
From a moon-jumping cow? Oh my, no!

Thylvethter the cat can't thay etheth.

Paul
06-15-2010, 01:47 AM
No, I've never been to Ireland. But I've heard lots of Irish and other than drunks who can't speak without a lithp anyway, I have yet to hear "breath" and "wet" come out sounding the same. :D



Yep, thems de ones...

did you know limericks started in Irish pubs as a way of insulting your neighbour, without getting beaten up?

Paul
06-15-2010, 01:51 AM
Thylvethter the cat can't thay etheth.
Cos he's always out of breatheth

RevisionIsTheKey
06-15-2010, 03:10 AM
Thylvethter the cat can't thay etheth.
Cos he's always out of breatheth

Are we ignoring Paul's use of S rather than ETH in three other words in his line?
Thould I make a thitithen'th arretht?

Pthom
06-15-2010, 04:40 AM
You thould jutht continue on, making the correction of the wayward eth tho that the thilly thing workth. ie: Paul'th line would change to: 'Cauth he'th alwayth out of breatheth. Exthept that I'm unthure what "breatheth" meanth or that it thervth to further the poem.

RevisionIsTheKey
06-15-2010, 05:56 AM
I'm going to assume that clever guy Paul used breatheth with the highest respect for limericks in mind...

Thylvethter the cat can't thay etheth.
'Cauth he'th alwayth out of breatheth
But along came a doc

Paul
06-15-2010, 06:01 AM
Maybe I'm just thelf thervthing?

Perhaps we should return to the original objective
light-hearted witty / bawdy humorous verse.
ahem

The once was a girl from Milwaukee

Paul
06-15-2010, 06:02 AM
I'm going to assume that clever guy Paul used breatheth with the highest respect for limericks in mind... daa righ rev....

Thylvethter the cat can't thay etheth.
'Cauth he'th alwayth out of breatheth
But along came a doc
with an magical cock
__________________

RevisionIsTheKey
06-15-2010, 06:04 AM
I'm going to assume that clever guy Paul used breatheth with the highest respect for limericks in mind... daa righ rev....

Thylvethter the cat can't thay etheth.
'Cauth he'th alwayth out of breatheth
But along came a doc
with an magical cock
__________________

I think Paul meant a magical...

Paul
06-15-2010, 06:07 AM
I think Paul meant a magical...

you callin me drunk?

or a drunk?

or jus dunked?

:)
Edit away, you won't be the first or ...

Nymtoc
06-15-2010, 08:19 AM
Thylvethter the cat can't thay etheth.
'Cauth he'th alwayth out of breatheth
But along came a doc
with a magical cock
And what did the doc do? Three guetheth.

"I'm better than Shakespeare!" he cried

Matera the Mad
06-15-2010, 09:13 AM
"I'm better than Shakespeare!" he cried
But he knew better deep down inside

RevisionIsTheKey
06-15-2010, 11:17 AM
"I'm better than Shakespeare!" he cried
But he knew better deep down inside
His sonnets were junk

Matera the Mad
06-15-2010, 11:20 AM
"I'm better than Shakespeare!" he cried
But he knew better deep down inside
His sonnets were junk
Every line was pure punk

Paul
06-15-2010, 02:23 PM
"I'm better than Shakespeare!" he cried
But he knew better deep down inside
His sonnets were junk
Every line was pure punk
so he just sat on his duvet and sighed


'Nothing's softer than a well fluffed pillow'


HEY - I just had one of them whachamecallitts - an IDEA!
What about a thread where people can make up FULL limericks about different AW members or subjects. It would have to be light-hearted fun of course, (usual rules of respect applying) might bring more limerick writers on board. Call it something like
Say it in verse - the limerick malarkey
well? Whachathink?

Sir_Nigel
06-15-2010, 05:42 PM
'Nothing's softer than a well fluffed pillow'
said the nun to her tame armadillo

RevisionIsTheKey
06-16-2010, 12:12 AM
'Nothing's softer than a well fluffed pillow'
said the nun to her tame armadillo

Paul, Paul, Paul...You've put the stress on the word a. Is this some passive aggressive response to my correction of your an in the limerick above?????

'There is naught soft as this well-fluffed pillow,'
said the nun to her tame armadillo.
'You're my lone earthly vice

Nymtoc
06-16-2010, 12:37 AM
'There is naught soft as this well-fluffed pillow,'
said the nun to her tame armadillo.
'You're my lone earthly vice
And my life's only spice

StephanieFox
06-16-2010, 01:27 AM
'There is naught soft as this well-fluffed pillow,'
said the nun to her tame armadillo.
'You're my lone earthly vice
And my life's only spice
Besides bar hopping in Amarillo."
(http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=amarillo&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=Amarillo,+TX&gl=us&ei=qNoXTOLLNoz2NOXQnLcL&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CB8Q8gEwAA)


I drink Slivovitz five times a day

Paul
06-16-2010, 03:09 AM
Paul, Paul Paul...You've put the stress on the word a. Is this some passive aggressive response to my correction of your an in the limerick above?????



Yes. If that's code for some form of S&M thingy?

:D

Oh, the fun of it all...

will try harder, I promise. (honest) (well maybe)

Pthom
06-16-2010, 06:27 AM
No offering, Paul?

I drink Slivovitz five times a day.
So did Horowitz, so people say.

Nymtoc
06-16-2010, 06:48 AM
I drink Slivovitz five times a day.
So did Horowitz, so people say.
And Nic Paganini

archerjoe
06-16-2010, 07:58 AM
I drink Slivovitz five times a day.
So did Horowitz, so people say.
And Nic Paganini
Enjoys a martini

Sir_Nigel
06-16-2010, 01:14 PM
I drink Slivovitz five times a day.
So did Horowitz, so people say.
And Nic Paganini
Enjoys a martini
And I drink Sangria -Olé!

and several bottles of rum

Nymtoc
06-16-2010, 02:15 PM
and several bottles of rum
to guzzle while banging my drum

StephanieFox
06-16-2010, 09:27 PM
...and several bottles of rum
to guzzle while banging my drum,
is nice in the summer

Lavern08
06-16-2010, 09:34 PM
...and several bottles of rum
to guzzle while banging my drum,
is nice in the summer
but the headache's a bummer

Pthom
06-16-2010, 10:07 PM
...and several bottles of rum
to guzzle while banging my drum,
is nice in the summer
but the headache's a bummer
or falling down flat on my bum!

My novel's become a palimpsest

StephanieFox
06-17-2010, 05:50 AM
My novel's become a palimpsest
Another long tome about incest

Matera the Mad
06-17-2010, 06:22 AM
My novel's become a palimpsest
Another long tome about incest
One brother, one sister

Nymtoc
06-17-2010, 06:55 AM
My novel's become a palimpsest
Another long tome about incest
One brother, one sister
Five uncles who kissed her

donroc
06-17-2010, 07:46 AM
My novel's become a palimpsest
Another long tome about incest
One brother, one sister
Five uncles who kissed her
But she said her father knew best

The other young man from Nantucket

Albedo of Zero
06-17-2010, 07:47 AM
My novel's become a palimpsest
Another long tome about incest
One brother, one sister
Five uncles who kissed her
I erased just to make it a digest.

archerjoe
06-17-2010, 09:10 AM
What the hey, I'll start it:

Albedo says wedgies aren't fun

RevisionIsTheKey
06-17-2010, 10:37 AM
Technically, it was donroc's turn and a new line was supplied. But since I am too tired to deal with Nantucket...

Albedo says wedgies aren't fun
Yet she gives them to just anyone

Nymtoc
06-17-2010, 12:53 PM
Albedo says wedgies aren't fun
Yet she gives them to just anyone
She's funny that way

Matera the Mad
06-17-2010, 12:54 PM
Albedo says wedgies aren't fun
Yet she gives them to just anyone
She's funny that way
But those who know say

Pthom
06-17-2010, 02:43 PM
Folks, when someone cross posts the rule is to continue BOTH limericks.

The other young man from Nantucket
Fell asleep with his feet in a bucket

and

Albedo says wedgies aren't fun
Yet she gives them to just anyone
She's funny that way
But those who know say
That we'd rather have one than a pun.

Belinda McCready O'Snead

archerjoe
06-17-2010, 06:39 PM
Folks, when someone cross posts the rule is to continue BOTH limericks.

My mistake - it was late and I didn't scan back over the previous entries.

The other young man from Nantucket
Fell asleep with his feet in a bucket
His old leather shoes

and


Belinda McCready O'Snead
Was cast in a play as the lead

donroc
06-17-2010, 07:19 PM
Belinda McCready O'Snead
Was cast in a play as the lead
In The Countess Kathlene

Nymtoc
06-17-2010, 08:00 PM
Let's not forget to keep both of these limericks going!

The other young man from Nantucket
Fell asleep with his feet in a bucket
His old leather shoes
Soon started to ooze


Belinda McCready O'Snead
Was cast in a play as the lead
In The Countess Kathlene
As the Devil's colleen

RevisionIsTheKey
06-17-2010, 11:46 PM
The other young man from Nantucket
Fell asleep with his feet in a bucket
His old leather shoes
Soon started to ooze
And the barn burned when lightning bolts struck it.


Belinda McCready O'Snead
Was cast in a play as the lead
In The Countess Kathlene
As the Devil's colleen
The love scenes were grody indeed.

Two limericks at once? That's insane!

Pthom
06-18-2010, 12:57 AM
Two limericks at once? That's insane!
But not having any's a pain!

archerjoe
06-18-2010, 01:01 AM
Two limericks at once? That's insane!
But not having any's a pain!
My keen rhyming prowess

Nymtoc
06-18-2010, 04:12 AM
Two limericks at once? That's insane!
But not having any's a pain!
My keen rhyming prowess
Is certain to wow us

StephanieFox
06-18-2010, 05:08 AM
Two limericks at once? That's insane!
But not having any's a pain!
My keen rhyming prowess
Is certain to wow us,
At least those of us with a brain.


The storm clouds advanced on the town

Rebekah7
06-18-2010, 06:37 AM
The storm clouds advanced on the town
Julie was wearing a soap bubble gown

RevisionIsTheKey
06-18-2010, 06:54 AM
The storm clouds advanced on the town
And June in her soap bubble gown, (I fixed it a bit, in the event Pthom is lurking.)
Said, "Lord, if it's windy,

StephanieFox
06-18-2010, 07:53 AM
The storm clouds advanced on the town
And June in her soap bubble gown, (I fixed it a bit, in the event Pthom is lurking.)
Said, "Lord, if it's windy...
Oh, whoops! There went Cindy!

Matera the Mad
06-18-2010, 12:15 PM
The storm clouds advanced on the town
And June in her soap bubble gown, (I fixed it a bit, in the event Pthom is lurking.)
Said, "Lord, if it's windy...
Oh, whoops! There went Cindy!
I told you to tie the gal down!"

Whenever Ms Peebles went shopping

Sir_Nigel
06-18-2010, 03:24 PM
Whenever Ms Peebles went shopping
she went 24 hours without stopping

Nymtoc
06-18-2010, 06:17 PM
Whenever Ms Peebles went shopping
she went 24 hours without stopping
She'd spend all she had

donroc
06-18-2010, 07:00 PM
Whenever Ms Peebles went shopping
she went 24 hours without stopping
She'd spend all she had
Then hustle like mad

Sir_Nigel
06-18-2010, 07:15 PM
Whenever Ms Peebles went shopping
she went 24 hours without stopping
She'd spend all she had
Then hustle like mad
Her overdraft must have been whopping!


I recently bought a new rake

archerjoe
06-18-2010, 07:34 PM
I recently bought a new rake
And used it to ice a large cake

Pthom
06-19-2010, 01:18 AM
I recently bought a new rake
And used it to ice a large cake
But the wee bits of grass

Nymtoc
06-19-2010, 01:51 AM
I recently bought a new rake
And used it to ice a large cake
But the wee bits of grass
Tasted bitter, alas!

RevisionIsTheKey
06-19-2010, 02:53 AM
I recently bought a new rake
And used it to ice a large cake
But the wee bits of grass
Tasted bitter, alas,
So we fed it to Grandma's pet snake.

My Grandma was once a fan dancer

Preacher'sWife
06-19-2010, 08:52 AM
My Grandma was once a fan dancer
Who yearned for one man to romance her.

RevisionIsTheKey
06-19-2010, 11:00 AM
My Grandma was once a fan dancer
Who yearned for one man to romance her.
So she posted an ad

donroc
06-19-2010, 05:20 PM
My Grandma was once a fan dancer
Who yearned for one man to romance her.
So she posted an ad
That was read in Baghdad

Nymtoc
06-19-2010, 07:22 PM
My Grandma was once a fan dancer
Who yearned for one man to romance her.
So she posted an ad
That was read in Baghdad
But, regrettably, failed to advance her.

Strange mushrooms appeared in the night

archerjoe
06-19-2010, 07:29 PM
Strange mushrooms appeared in the night
Their colors gave Bernie a fright

donroc
06-19-2010, 08:12 PM
Strange mushrooms appeared in the night
Their colors gave Bernie a fright
And they glowed in the dark

Nymtoc
06-19-2010, 09:01 PM
Strange mushrooms appeared in the night
Their colors gave Bernie a fright
And they glowed in the dark
Some produced a weird spark

flyingtart
06-20-2010, 01:08 AM
Strange mushrooms appeared in the night
Their colors gave Bernie a fright
And they glowed in the dark
Some produced a weird spark
That was somewhere twixt yellow and white.

Oh what a kerfuffle there's been

Nymtoc
06-20-2010, 01:21 AM
Oh what a kerfuffle there's been
Since the mome raths appeared on the scene

RevisionIsTheKey
06-20-2010, 01:39 AM
Oh what a kerfuffle there's been
Since the mome raths appeared on the scene
Those pigs in green shag

Matera the Mad
06-20-2010, 11:58 AM
Oh what a kerfuffle there's been
Since the mome raths appeared on the scene
Those pigs in green shag
Have stolen my bag

StephanieFox
06-20-2010, 10:55 PM
Oh what a kerfuffle there's been
Since the mome raths appeared on the scene
Those pigs in green shag
Have stolen my bag
And they chewed it apart – oh, how mean! (rhymes with scene)
And they chewed it apart – that's a sin! (rhymes with been)



Should I watch all the soccer teams play?

donroc
06-20-2010, 10:56 PM
Should I watch all the soccer teams play?
If you do, you will scream, "Oy Vay!"

RevisionIsTheKey
06-20-2010, 11:36 PM
Should I watch all the soccer teams play?
If you do, you will scream, "Oy Vay!"
US fans were irate

flyingtart
06-21-2010, 02:43 PM
Should I watch all the soccer teams play?
If you do, you will scream, "Oy Vay!"
US fans were irate
When they looked at the state

Sir_Nigel
06-21-2010, 05:24 PM
Should I watch all the soccer teams play?
If you do, you will scream, "Oy Vay!"
US fans were irate
when they looked at the state
of the polly wolly doodle all the day.


That just doesn’t make any sense.

donroc
06-21-2010, 05:45 PM
That just doesn’t make any sense.
To continually play defense

flyingtart
06-21-2010, 06:23 PM
That just doesn’t make any sense.
To continually play defense
But strike from behind

Nightfly
06-22-2010, 10:41 AM
That just doesn't make any sense.
To continually play defense
But strike from behind
Why, the other team's blind

Pthom
06-22-2010, 11:09 AM
That just doesn't make any sense.
To continually play defense
But strike from behind
Why, the other team's blind
Either that, or they really are dense.


They told her: "Don't go in the basement!"

flyingtart
06-22-2010, 02:37 PM
They told her: "Don't go in the basement!"
So she climbed up and looked in the casement

Sir_Nigel
06-22-2010, 04:19 PM
They told her: "Don't go in the basement!"
So she climbed up and looked in the casement
And there bound in chains

Nymtoc
06-22-2010, 04:48 PM
They told her: "Don't go in the basement!"
So she climbed up and looked in the casement
And there bound in chains
Were the grisly remains

flyingtart
06-22-2010, 04:54 PM
They told her: "Don't go in the basement!"
So she climbed up and looked in the casement
And there bound in chains
Were the grisly remains
Of her ma, but who knows where her face went.


A panthelon is a strange beast

Sir_Nigel
06-22-2010, 05:03 PM
A panthelon is a strange beast
It attacks if its trousers get creased

StephanieFox
06-22-2010, 09:13 PM
A panthelon is a strange beast
It attacks if its trousers get creased
And don't touch the fly

Lavern08
06-22-2010, 10:49 PM
A panthelon is a strange beast
It attacks if its trousers get creased
And don't touch the fly
Or spit in its eye

Matera the Mad
06-23-2010, 07:25 AM
A panthelon is a strange beast
It attacks if its trousers get creased
And don't touch the fly
Or spit in its eye
Or taxes will worry you least!

While hunting for dragons at night

Pthom
06-23-2010, 11:37 AM
While hunting for dragons at night
It helps to have with you: a knight.

RevisionIsTheKey
06-23-2010, 11:53 AM
While hunting for dragons at night
It helps to have with you: a knight
Whose lance is quite long

Sir_Nigel
06-23-2010, 01:26 PM
While hunting for dragons at night
It helps to have with you: a knight
Whose lance is quite long
(that’s a cue for a song)

Nymtoc
06-23-2010, 02:06 PM
While hunting for dragons at night
It helps to have with you: a knight
Whose lance is quite long
(that’s a cue for a song)
How about "Why Don't You Do Right?"

Each evening Bob goes for a stroll

flyingtart
06-23-2010, 04:47 PM
Each evening Bob goes for a stroll
Down a path by the Hollywood Bowl

donroc
06-23-2010, 05:12 PM
Each evening Bob goes for a stroll
Down a path by the Hollywood Bowl
The muggers await him

Sir_Nigel
06-23-2010, 05:33 PM
Each evening Bob goes for a stroll
Down a path by the Hollywood Bowl
The muggers await him
“Lose weight!” they berate him

flyingtart
06-23-2010, 08:36 PM
Each evening Bob goes for a stroll
Down a path by the Hollywood Bowl
The muggers await him
“Lose weight!” they berate him
But he just shrugs it off on the whole


While bathing, a girl called Leigh Hunt

Lavern08
06-23-2010, 08:45 PM
While bathing, a girl called Leigh Hunt
Decided to try a new stunt

archerjoe
06-23-2010, 08:57 PM
While bathing, a girl called Leigh Hunt
Decided to try a new stunt
With bubbles galore

RevisionIsTheKey
06-24-2010, 03:11 AM
While bathing, a girl called Leigh Hunt
Decided to try a new stunt
With bubbles galore
Spilling onto the floor

Nymtoc
06-24-2010, 03:24 AM
While bathing, a girl called Leigh Hunt
Decided to try a new stunt
With bubbles galore
Spilling onto the floor
She lathered her back and her front.

Old Clem was considered a hick

archerjoe
06-24-2010, 08:11 AM
Old Clem was considered a hick
He guzzled moonshine and got sick

RevisionIsTheKey
06-24-2010, 09:51 AM
Old Clem was considered a hick
He guzzled moonshine and got sick
His wife called the cops

Nymtoc
06-24-2010, 03:49 PM
Old Clem was considered a hick
He guzzled moonshine and got sick
His wife called the cops
They busted his chops

Sir_Nigel
06-24-2010, 04:17 PM
Old Clem was considered a hick
He guzzled moonshine and got sick
His wife called the cops
They busted his chops
Now he’s firmly banged up in the nick (a little cultural swerve there)


He’d painted his lawnmower blue

flyingtart
06-24-2010, 06:13 PM
He’d painted his lawnmower blue
It seemed such a nice thing to do

Nymtoc
06-24-2010, 11:10 PM
He’d painted his lawnmower blue
It seemed such a nice thing to do
And in his red jeans

RevisionIsTheKey
06-25-2010, 12:36 AM
He’d painted his lawnmower blue
It seemed such a nice thing to do
And in his red jeans
He mastered the greens

Lavern08
06-25-2010, 01:33 AM
He’d painted his lawnmower blue
It seemed such a nice thing to do
And in his red jeans
He mastered the greens
While wearing his sister's left shoe.

I once sniffed some glue as a joke

donroc
06-25-2010, 05:06 AM
I once sniffed some glue as a joke
When I spent my last buck for a toke

Nymtoc
06-25-2010, 05:25 AM
I once sniffed some glue as a joke
When I spent my last buck for a toke
The joke was on me

StephanieFox
06-25-2010, 06:34 AM
I once sniffed some glue as a joke
When I spent my last buck for a toke
The joke was on me
'Cause that stuff – it ain't free

flyingtart
06-25-2010, 12:39 PM
I once sniffed some glue as a joke
When I spent my last buck for a toke
The joke was on me
'Cause that stuff – it ain't free
And the after effects make you boke


His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles

Nymtoc
06-25-2010, 02:48 PM
His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles
Not far from where his mistress dwells

donroc
06-25-2010, 05:05 PM
His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles
Not far from where his mistress dwells
Selling seashells galore

Sir_Nigel
06-25-2010, 05:06 PM
His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles
Not far from where his mistress dwells
His wife hasn’t seen her

flyingtart
06-25-2010, 06:10 PM
His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles
Not far from where his mistress dwells
Selling seashells galore
She is mad to the core


His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles
Not far from where his mistress dwells
His wife hasn’t seen her
But he's fond of Tina

Nymtoc
06-25-2010, 07:33 PM
His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles
Not far from where his mistress dwells
Selling seashells galore
She is mad to the core
And she tells people she's H.G. Wells.


His yacht's moored down in the Seychelles
Not far from where his mistress dwells
His wife hasn’t seen her
But he's fond of Tina
In spite of her ear-splitting yells.

Bill Boof walks ten miles every day

oneblindmouse
06-26-2010, 12:29 AM
Bill Boof walks ten miles every day
To a lady friend whom he must pay

flyingtart
06-26-2010, 01:27 AM
Bill Boof walks ten miles every day
To a lady friend whom he must pay
Her tarriff is cheap

donroc
06-26-2010, 01:40 AM
Bill Boof walks ten miles every day
To a lady friend whom he must pay
Her tarriff is cheap
One cow and two sheep

Nightfly
06-26-2010, 03:02 AM
Bill Boof walks ten miles every day
To a lady friend whom he must pay
Her tarriff is cheap
One cow and two sheep
The trip's lengthy though, they tend to stray

As I reached for another Mojito

Nymtoc
06-26-2010, 03:22 AM
Bill Boof walks ten miles every day
To a lady friend whom he must pay
Her tarriff is cheap
One cow and two sheep
The trip's lengthy though, they tend to stray.

As I reached for another Mojito
Along came a giant mosquito

donroc
06-26-2010, 05:20 AM
As I reached for another Mojito
Along came a giant mosquito
It sucked on my straw

talkwrite
06-26-2010, 05:27 AM
As I reached for another Mojito
Along came a giant mosquito
It sucked on my straw
And let out a guffaw!

Nightfly
06-26-2010, 06:15 AM
As I reached for another Mojito
Along came a giant mosquito
It sucked on my straw
And let out a guffaw!
"Izzokay I'm a fly incognito."


He was drunk I could tell right away

donroc
06-26-2010, 06:56 AM
He was drunk I could tell right away
When he staggered into the bay

Rebekah7
06-26-2010, 07:09 AM
He was drunk I could tell right away
When he staggered into the bay
I asked for some rum,

donroc
06-26-2010, 07:11 AM
He was drunk I could tell right away
When he staggered into the bay
I asked for some rum,
From my other trashed chum

flyingtart
06-26-2010, 08:06 PM
He was drunk I could tell right away
When he staggered into the bay
I asked for some rum,
From my other trashed chum
"Buy your own!" my drunk buddy did say.


It cost seventy dollars a ride

RevisionIsTheKey
06-27-2010, 12:08 AM
It cost seventy dollars a ride
'Twas the world's most renowned water slide

archerjoe
06-27-2010, 05:58 AM
It cost seventy dollars a ride
'Twas the world's most renowned water slide
My suit didn't make it

RevisionIsTheKey
06-27-2010, 09:37 AM
It cost seventy dollars a ride
'Twas the world's most renowned water slide
My suit didn't make it
My butt took a mean hit

flyingtart
06-27-2010, 01:42 PM
It cost seventy dollars a ride
'Twas the world's most renowned water slide
My suit didn't make it
My butt took a mean hit
And I've thirty-two cuts down my side


She would do anything for a thrill

smsarber
06-27-2010, 04:00 PM
She would do anything for a thrill
And found a new way to kill

Nymtoc
06-27-2010, 09:57 PM
She would do anything for a thrill
And found a new way to kill
No knife and no gun

RevisionIsTheKey
06-27-2010, 11:53 PM
She would do anything for a thrill
And discovered a new way to kill (Edited to avoid the wrath of Pthom...)
No knife and no gun
Just find an old nun

Matera the Mad
06-28-2010, 10:27 AM
She would do anything for a thrill
And discovered a new way to kill (Edited to avoid the wrath of Pthom...)
No knife and no gun
Just find an old nun
And ask her if she's on the Pill.

No matter what They say, I'll do it

smsarber
06-28-2010, 10:37 AM
No matter what they say I'll do it
Like a horse I chomp at the bit

Nymtoc
06-28-2010, 11:00 AM
Since we've been trying to straighten out some problems in this thread, I will venture to point out that the line above doesn't work--for two reasons. The meter is off. Say it aloud and you'll hear what I mean

Also, the second line needs to rhyme not merely with the word "it" but with the two syllables "do it." For example, "through it," "blew it," "slew it" or "screw it." Again, saying the lines aloud should make this clear.

I don't mean to be hypercritical, but limericks are a very precise verse form, and some really clever ones have been appearing in this thread lately. I hope we will continue to write superior ones. :)

RevisionIsTheKey
06-28-2010, 11:12 AM
I don't mean to be hypercritical, but limericks are a very precise verse form, and some really clever ones have been appearing in this thread lately. I hope we will continue to write superior ones. :)

And don't forget the wrath of Pthom. :)

smsarber
06-28-2010, 12:52 PM
*hangs head, leaves quietly, tale between legs*

Sorry, sounded right to me...

notice the play on the word "tale"... I kill me

Nightfly
06-28-2010, 12:57 PM
Since we've been trying to straighten out some problems in this thread, I will venture to point out that the line above doesn't work--for two reasons. The meter is off. Say it aloud and you'll hear what I mean

Also, the second line needs to rhyme not merely with the word "it" but with the two syllables "do it." For example, "through it," "blew it," "slew it" or "screw it." Again, saying the lines aloud should make this clear.

I don't mean to be hypercritical, but limericks are a very precise verse form, and some really clever ones have been appearing in this thread lately. I hope we will continue to write superior ones. :)

I'm with you man, quality.
So ... where we at? Smsarber, do you want to fix the meter or should someone else pick it up or...?

smsarber
06-28-2010, 01:02 PM
Hell, the meter sounds right to me... think I'll bow out here and read more to get more acquainted with the form.

RevisionIsTheKey
06-28-2010, 01:06 PM
*hangs head, leaves quietly, tale between legs*

Sorry, sounded right to me...

You know that movie, There Will Be Blood? It's based on this thread. ;)

So don't leave, pick that head up and get that tail out from between your legs. We're all metrically-challenged here at one time or another.

smsarber
06-28-2010, 01:12 PM
Okay...

No matter what they say I'll do it
Give me a rabbit and I'll stew it

Nightfly
06-28-2010, 01:21 PM
Right on. Well, I'll pick it up then.

No matter what they say I'll do it
They'll reason with me I'll say screw it (now I'm nervous)

Nightfly
06-28-2010, 01:23 PM
Well damn it. I'll try to keep up shall I? Ignore mine.

smsarber
06-28-2010, 01:33 PM
Why don't we let the masters decide?:D

Sir_Nigel
06-28-2010, 02:07 PM
OK. Not sure what’s going on here so, while the powers-that-be attempt to restore order, here is a little diversionary interlude:

It’s probably a good time to say
that limericks go only one way
It’s a capital crime
To write any old rhyme
So don’t go adrift or astray

You can’t just shovel in extra syllables –
like that - or the line will be half-baked and miserable
you’ll look such a prat
if you do it like that
and you’ll wish you were or dead or invisible.

You may be a college professor
Or a bold and flamboyant cross dresser
But mess with the plan
and a very large man
will deal with you - wretched transgressor!

You may be a writer of note
Or a bum in a urine soaked coat
But mess with the format
and the guy on your doormat
will thrash you and rip out your throat

You may be a harmless old granny
Or a babe with a helluva….


Well… you get the picture.


Now, where were we?

smsarber
06-28-2010, 02:25 PM
Okay, Sir Nigel... so who's line are we using? Or did you mean we'll throw the whole damn thing out.


So confuzzled...


*now very afraid to answer the door...*

Sir_Nigel
06-28-2010, 03:18 PM
I have absolutely no idea.
Shall we go with:


No matter what they say I'll do it
Give me a rabbit and I'll stew it
So gimme the bunny

flyingtart
06-28-2010, 03:27 PM
No matter what they say I'll do it
Give me a rabbit and I'll stew it
So gimme the bunny
Or something less funny

Nymtoc
06-28-2010, 03:41 PM
No matter what they say I'll do it
Give me a rabbit and I'll stew it
So gimme the bunny
Or something less funny
And stop telling folks that I blew it!

(Hey, I didn't mean to start a clusterf**k in the thread. I just like to see us riting good pomes. And kudos to smsarber for persisting and succeeding!. :D)

Our verses may not bring us praise

Sir_Nigel
06-28-2010, 03:57 PM
Our verses may not bring us praise
But they lighten up tedious days

smsarber
06-28-2010, 04:15 PM
Our verses may not bring us praise
But they lighten up tedious days
So come take the time

flyingtart
06-28-2010, 04:15 PM
Our verses may not bring us praise
But they lighten up tedious days
So come take the time
To craftily rhyme

Sir_Nigel
06-28-2010, 04:33 PM
Our verses may not bring us praise
But they lighten up tedious days
So come take the time
To craftily rhyme
And to fashion an elegant phrase


‘Oh Jaysus’ said old Mrs Pugh

donroc
06-28-2010, 05:44 PM
‘Oh Jaysus’ said old Mrs Pugh
They arrested my third son Hugh

flyingtart
06-28-2010, 06:23 PM
Oh Jaysus’ said old Mrs Pugh
They arrested my third son Hugh
He's not a bad lad

archerjoe
06-28-2010, 06:29 PM
Oh Jaysus’ said old Mrs Pugh
They arrested my third son Hugh
He's not a bad lad
It's just that he's had

flyingtart
06-28-2010, 06:53 PM
Oh Jaysus’ said old Mrs Pugh
They arrested my third son Hugh
He's not a bad lad
It's just that he's had
Some heroin laced in his stew.


While Dolores was out turning tricks

donroc
06-28-2010, 06:59 PM
While Dolores was out turning tricks
All thought she looked like Stevie Nicks

Sir_Nigel
06-28-2010, 07:30 PM
While Dolores was out turning tricks
All thought she looked like Stevie Nicks
For only a buck

Nymtoc
06-28-2010, 10:06 PM
While Dolores was out turning tricks
All thought she looked like Stevie Nicks
For only a buck
In your car or your truck*




*I'm not gonna fall into THAT trap! :D

archerjoe
06-28-2010, 10:50 PM
While Dolores was out turning tricks
All thought she looked like Stevie Nicks
For only a buck
In your car or your truck
It's her business that you get your kicks

Dolores was not paying taxes

flyingtart
06-28-2010, 11:39 PM
Dolores was not paying taxes
Though the IRS sent her some faxes

Nymtoc
06-28-2010, 11:51 PM
Dolores was not paying taxes
Though the IRS sent her some faxes
"No income," she lied

archerjoe
06-29-2010, 01:01 AM
Dolores was not paying taxes
Though the IRS sent her some faxes
"No income," she lied
"My business - it died."

Nightfly
06-29-2010, 08:36 AM
Dolores was not paying taxes
Though the IRS sent her some faxes
"No income," she lied
"My business - it died."
They came at her front door with axes

The first blow was right on the jaw

archerjoe
06-29-2010, 09:09 AM
The first blow was right on the jaw
"Oh, give him another one, Ma!"

RevisionIsTheKey
06-29-2010, 09:31 AM
The first blow was right on the jaw
"Oh, give him another one, Ma!"
She reared back again

Matera the Mad
06-29-2010, 10:03 AM
The first blow was right on the jaw
"Oh, give him another one, Maw!"
She reared back again
To wind up--but then

(edited to please self)

Sir_Nigel
06-29-2010, 01:44 PM
The first blow was right on the jaw
"Oh, give him another one, Maw!"
She reared back again
To wind up--but then
he tickled her: Ha ha hee haw haw



‘Hello pretty lady’ he smirked

flyingtart
06-29-2010, 02:13 PM
'Hello pretty lady’ he smirked
And his cunning plan clearly had worked

CatSlave
06-29-2010, 02:31 PM
'Hello pretty lady’ he smirked
And his cunning plan clearly had worked
By flashing his cash

Nymtoc
06-29-2010, 04:48 PM
'Hello pretty lady’ he smirked
And his cunning plan clearly had worked
By flashing his cash
Beneath his mustache

CatSlave
06-29-2010, 05:08 PM
'Hello pretty lady’ he smirked
And his cunning plan clearly had worked
By flashing his cash
Beneath his mustache
The lady was drawn where he lurked.

She knew that this guy had no class

Sir_Nigel
06-29-2010, 05:35 PM
She knew that this guy had no class
with chat-ups so corny and crass

flyingtart
06-29-2010, 06:27 PM
She knew that this guy had no class
with chat-ups so corny and crass
And don't get me started

Sir_Nigel
06-29-2010, 06:51 PM
She knew that this guy had no class
with chat-ups so corny and crass
And don't get me started
but her legs never parted

donroc
06-29-2010, 07:58 PM
She knew that this guy had no class
with chat-ups so corny and crass
And don't get me started
but her legs never parted
Though she gave him plenty of sass.

Nell Gwynne had some tricks up her sleeve

Lavern08
06-29-2010, 09:51 PM
Nell Gwynne had some tricks up her sleeve
And some razor blades hid in her weave

donroc
06-29-2010, 10:39 PM
Nell Gwynne had some tricks up her sleeve
And some razor blades hid in her weave
But if King Chales behaved

flyingtart
06-30-2010, 01:18 AM
Nell Gwynne had some tricks up her sleeve
And some razor blades hid in her weave
But if King Chales behaved
As she ranted and raved

Nightfly
06-30-2010, 02:16 AM
Nell Gwynne had some tricks up her sleeve
And some razor blades hid in her weave
But if King Charles behaved
As she ranted and raved
The "Prestige" - a close shave he'll receive

For Nell was a practical girl

Nymtoc
06-30-2010, 03:11 AM
For Nell was a practical girl
She aimed for a king, no mere earl

donroc
06-30-2010, 03:18 AM
For Nell was a practical girl
She aimed for a king, no mere earl
As his Protestant whore.

CatSlave
06-30-2010, 04:50 AM
For Nell was a practical girl
She aimed for a king, no mere earl
As his Protestant whore
She was able to score

RevisionIsTheKey
06-30-2010, 09:41 AM
For Nell was a practical girl
She aimed for a king, no mere earl
As his Protestant whore
She was able to score
Then she thought she'd give blackmail a whirl.

Now Nell has a boatload of treasure

CatSlave
06-30-2010, 09:53 AM
Now Nell has a boatload of treasure
For giving some illicit pleasure

flyingtart
06-30-2010, 03:59 PM
Now Nell has a boatload of treasure
For giving some illicit pleasure
Her favourite vice

donroc
06-30-2010, 04:50 PM
Now Nell has a boatload of treasure
For giving some illicit pleasure
Her favourite vice
That's flavored with spice

Sir_Nigel
06-30-2010, 06:30 PM
Now Nell has a boatload of treasure
For giving some illicit pleasure
Her favourite vice
That's flavored with spice -
Neat rum in an extra large measure


He clumsily trod on the cat

archerjoe
06-30-2010, 06:44 PM
He clumsily trod on the cat
And tripped with an "Oof!" and a splat

flyingtart
06-30-2010, 06:47 PM
He clumsily trod on the cat
And tripped with an "Oof!" and a splat
The pussy ran out

smsarber
06-30-2010, 07:10 PM
He clumsily trod on the cat
And tripped with an "Oof!" and a splat
The pussy ran out
Too in shame to pout

Lavern08
06-30-2010, 09:22 PM
He clumsily trod on the cat
And tripped with an "Oof!" and a splat
The pussy ran out
Too in shame to pout
Instead hissed and called him a lout.

I always said, "I'm with the band."

RevisionIsTheKey
06-30-2010, 11:03 PM
I always said, "I'm with the band,"
as I'd wink at a clueless stagehand

archerjoe
06-30-2010, 11:25 PM
I always said, "I'm with the band,"
as I'd wink at a clueless stagehand
Not a groupie, per se

CatSlave
07-01-2010, 01:16 AM
I always said, "I'm with the band,"
as I'd wink at a clueless stagehand
Not a groupie, per se
I'm freeloading my way

K1P1
07-01-2010, 02:36 AM
I always said, "I'm with the band,"
as I'd wink at a clueless stagehand
Not a groupie, per se
I'm freeloading my way
Better that than live off the land.

When once the horizon you reach

Nymtoc
07-01-2010, 03:19 AM
When once the horizon you reach
Alas, you'll find oil on the beach

RevisionIsTheKey
07-01-2010, 04:45 AM
When once the horizon you reach
Alas, you'll find oil on the beach
"Fret not," says BP

StephanieFox
07-01-2010, 05:10 AM
When once the horizon you reach
Alas, you'll find oil on the beach
"Fret not," says BP,
"Oil looks good on the sea."

CatSlave
07-01-2010, 05:32 AM
When once the horizon you reach
Alas, you'll find oil on the beach
"Fret not," says BP,
"Oil looks good on the sea."
Like a cockroach looks good on a peach.

It's time to consider the cost

talkwrite
07-01-2010, 05:44 AM
It's time to consider the cost
Of an eco system lost

Nymtoc
07-01-2010, 08:58 AM
It's time to consider the cost
Of a great eco system that's lost*
No words can excuse





*Adjusted for meter. Don't sue me. I don't have any money. :D

CatSlave
07-01-2010, 09:15 AM
It's time to consider the cost
Of a great eco system that's lost*
No words can excuse
The wildlife we lose

Rebekah7
07-01-2010, 09:20 AM
It's time to consider the cost
Of a great eco system that's lost*
No words can excuse
The wildlife we lose
Or this fine planet we've tossed

I've never been to Paris or France

CatSlave
07-01-2010, 09:29 AM
I've never seen* Paris or France
The city of lights and romance

*fixed meter

Sir_Nigel
07-01-2010, 01:05 PM
I've never seen Paris or France
The city of lights and romance
I have been to Filey

flyingtart
07-01-2010, 01:53 PM
I've never seen Paris or France
The city of lights and romance
I have been to Filey
Where girls are so wily

CatSlave
07-01-2010, 02:33 PM
I've never seen Paris or France
The city of lights and romance
I have been to Filey
Where girls are so wily
They just want to get in your pants.

Some lads are just naturally shy

flyingtart
07-01-2010, 04:01 PM
Some lads are just naturally shy
And I can quite understand why

CatSlave
07-01-2010, 04:24 PM
Some lads are just naturally shy
And I can quite understand why
They stammer and blush

donroc
07-01-2010, 05:40 PM
Some lads are just naturally shy
And I can quite understand why
They stammer and blush
When they have a crush

smsarber
07-01-2010, 06:02 PM
Some lads are just naturally shy
And I can quite understand why
They stammer and blush
When they have a crush
And the pretty girls pass them by





Let's shuffle the cards for a game

Sir_Nigel
07-01-2010, 06:13 PM
Let's shuffle the cards for a game
I promise no two are the same