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Thread: Limericks Still Live!

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    I'd rather drink wine than sip scotch
    When kicking my chill up a notch.
    I kick off my shoes,
    and summon my muse.
    You think she won't come? Just watch.

    When Hildegard turned on TV




    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    When Hildegard turned on TV
    She saw something she couldn't unsee.
    Story Prompts That Work: 52 Detailed, Tested Story Starters for Short Stories and Flash Fiction (for Adults and Teens)
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    When Hildegard turned on TV
    She saw something she couldn't unsee.
    Her significant other


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    When Hildegard turned on TV
    She saw something she couldn't unsee.
    Her significant other
    Was tied to her brother
    Story Prompts That Work: 52 Detailed, Tested Story Starters for Short Stories and Flash Fiction (for Adults and Teens)
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    Writing Flash Fiction: How to Write Very Short Stories and Get Them Published
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    Coffee House Lies: 100 Cups of Flash Fiction:
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    Benefactor Member Nymtoc's Avatar
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    When Hildegard turned on TV
    She saw something she couldn't unsee.
    Her significant other
    Was tied to her brother
    While doing a ballet batterie.

    "Too late!" the old witch woman hissed.


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    "Too late!" the old witch woman hissed.
    "Just forget all those frogs that you've kissed."

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    "Too late!" the old witch woman hissed.
    "Just forget all those frogs that you've kissed."
    "If you want a prince,"
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    "Too late!" the old witch woman hissed.
    "Just forget all those frogs that you've kissed.
    If you want a prince,
    And a diamond that glints
    It's a simple fact of life that not everyone will be your target audience.

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    "Too late!" the old witch woman hissed.
    "Just forget all those frogs that you've kissed.
    If you want a prince,
    And a diamond that glints
    Search online for a millionaire's tryst.

    I have thirty-three cents to my name


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    I have thirty-three cents to my name
    And my terrible habit's to blame.
    It's a simple fact of life that not everyone will be your target audience.

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    I have thirty-three cents to my name
    And my terrible habit's to blame.
    I just can't resist
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    I have thirty-three cents to my name
    And my terrible habit's to blame.
    I just can't resist,
    but if I persist

    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    I have thirty-three cents to my name
    And my terrible habit's to blame.
    I just can't resist,
    but if I persist
    I'll put Imelda Marcos to shame

    Billy Graham walked into a bar
    Last edited by Fruitbat; 09-14-2017 at 10:00 AM.
    Story Prompts That Work: 52 Detailed, Tested Story Starters for Short Stories and Flash Fiction (for Adults and Teens)
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    Writing Flash Fiction: How to Write Very Short Stories and Get Them Published
    http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Flash-...0670797&sr=1-1

    Coffee House Lies: 100 Cups of Flash Fiction:
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    Blog: http://carlyberg.com/

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    Billy Graham walked into a bar,
    playing an electric sitar.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    Billy Graham walked into a bar,
    playing an electric sitar.
    It wasn't his usual gig
    Story Prompts That Work: 52 Detailed, Tested Story Starters for Short Stories and Flash Fiction (for Adults and Teens)
    https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_n...mpts+that+work

    Writing Flash Fiction: How to Write Very Short Stories and Get Them Published
    http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Flash-...0670797&sr=1-1

    Coffee House Lies: 100 Cups of Flash Fiction:
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    Blog: http://carlyberg.com/

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    Billy Graham walked into a bar,
    playing an electric sitar.
    It wasn't his usual gig
    (He was too much the starched-undies prig)
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    Billy Graham walked into a bar,
    playing an electric sitar.
    It wasn't his usual gig
    (He was too much the starched-undies prig)
    blah blah blah blah blah blah



    That limerick didn't go well
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    That limerick didn't go well.
    I'd say it gives off a foul smell


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    That limerick didn't go well.
    I'd say it gives off a foul smell
    Its lines failed to scan


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    That limerick didn't go well.
    I'd say it gives off a foul smell
    Its lines failed to scan,
    but who gives a damn?
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    That limerick didn't go well.
    I'd say it gives off a foul smell
    Its lines failed to scan,
    but who gives a damn?
    As long as we have fun, it's swell!

    A nun and a pig and a goat
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    A nun and a pig and a goat
    Went to sea in a lavender boat


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    A nun and a pig and a goat
    Went to sea in a lavender boat.
    The habit she wore,
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    A nun and a pig and a goat
    Went to sea in a lavender boat.
    The habit she wore
    Caught the breezes offshore
    It's a simple fact of life that not everyone will be your target audience.

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    A nun and a pig and a goat
    Went to sea in a lavender boat.
    The habit she wore
    Caught the breezes offshore
    Transporting them far, via coat.

    A poet who longed for success

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