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Two Fears, One Limerick

I entered a contest, wrote a limerick. It covered two major concerns of mine. The prompt was cheese… Like Ben Gunn in Treasure Island I have a thing about cheese. I’ve wondered if I could become a vegetarian. I did … Continue reading

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Disestablished #limerick

Limerick time, this week with a prompt of junk Young Jimmy was in a foul funkWhen told to get rid of his junk.‘It’s really quite roughTo get rid of my stuff;I’ll have to become a monk.’

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Oh Nurse! #limerick

This week’s prompt is nurse. It put me in mind of a classic seaside postcard from my youth ‘It’s hardly surprising’ said doctor to nurse‘That the poor died with a rant and a curse.’‘The instruction was clear: prick his boil.’‘Not … Continue reading

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O Saucy! #limerick

This week’s prompt, from Esther, is buff. There seemed to be an inclination amongst the contributors to the saucy – possibly because of the connotations of nakedness in ‘buff’. That’s a challenge I didn’t want to pass up. You want … Continue reading

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Coff #limerick

This week’s prompt is cough ‘You really sound terribly roff,’‘With that persistent, rattly coff.’‘I’ve made you a coughin’‘To carry you ough in,’‘When it all becomes more than enoff.’

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What Larks! #limerick

Lance Greenfield has recently been running Esther Chilton’s weekly Limerick prompt. This week’s prompt is lark, stimulated, so Lance tells us by his love of Vaughan Williams ‘Lark ascending’. So I ended up with this… A Lark ascending, by and … Continue reading

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Do-gooders? Pah! #limerick

‘My life’s so dull,’ said Sir Galahad,‘Being seen as good is driving me mad.’‘All of this adulation,’‘Has given me constipation.’‘In future I will present as a cad.’

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Hoarding…. #limericks

‘It‘s a risk,’ said the serial hoarder, ‘That I may cause civil disorder By buying up Frosties And making you crossties So I’ll probably stick to cornflakes…’ Or To hoard takes three things: there’s pluck And a significant dollop of … Continue reading

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