I thought I’d write a few more…

When Percival Troon ate a curry

His bowels turned good food to slurry

With indecent haste

He began to lay waste

To Hampshire and large parts of Surrey


Last night, to the sound of a groan

We knew footie wasn’t on its way home

We’ll just have to wait

By the Praetorian Gate

As the cup spends its next years in Rome


Prince Charles, on a visit to Wales

Was persuaded to visit the sales

He bought some new suits

A pair of dragon-hide boots

And matching top hat and tails.

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published several books: a four book series following Harry Spittle as he grows from hapless student to hapless partner in a London law firm; four others in different genres; a book of poetry; four anthologies of short fiction; and a memoir of my mother. I have several more in the pipeline. I have been blogging regularly since 2014, on topic as diverse as: poetry based on famous poems; memories from my life; my garden; my dog; a whole variety of short fiction; my attempts at baking and food; travel and the consequent disasters; theatre, film and book reviews; and the occasional thought piece. Mostly it is whatever takes my fancy. I avoid politics, mostly, and religion, always. I don't mean to upset anyone but if I do, well, sorry and I suggest you go elsewhere. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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19 Responses to Limerickery…

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Excellent Sir 💜

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  2. Ritu says:

    Very good, His Geoffleship!

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  3. Excellent Geoff. I love a good limerick, and these are fine examples.

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  4. Chel Owens says:

    Tsk tsk, Geoff. Meter! 😀

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  5. Impressed. And much more repeatable than most of the limericks I remember!

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  6. Erika says:

    Haha, all good ones 😄

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  7. 🙂 A good set

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  8. M. L. Kappa says:

    Bless you, Goeff, I can never resist a limerick 😆

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  9. noelleg44 says:

    The first is my personal favorite!

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