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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Real Toads: late for Open Link Monday, but...

Very busy with the kitchen renovation and other concerns, so I didn't even post my Mad Kane limerick to Open Link Monday at the writers' group Imaginary Garden with Real Toads yesterday.
 
However, I did write this one (changed from an old first line of Madeleine’s).
 

A senior, I still like to date
But it is unlikely I’ll mate
I’m still doing fine
But I’m ninety-nine
And I certainly won’t procreate.
By Kay Davies
  
  
And this week, I couldn’t think of anything, but my husband did. Then Madeleine sent him a message inviting him back another time.
A fellow was planning to wed
A girl who was all in his head
He thought, “No big deal
if she is unreal,
At least she won’t nag me in bed.”
By Richard Schear

Isn't he just too, too bad? Well, Madeleine thought he was okay as a limerickist, but didn't comment on his husbandly qualities.

7 comments:

kaykuala said...

Hilarious, as limericks should. Lots of humor in both, Kay! It takes special talent to write limericks. Spicing humor with the punch-line and maintaining the essentials of rhyme and meter.Great write!

Appreciate your tips given earlier, Ma'am!

Hank

Jenn Jilks said...

It's been busy here, too.
I'm visiting better late than never.
6 hours on the road... sigh.
Took another client to the bank today.
I'm so tired.
Thanks for your visits.
Annual Habitat NCR Golf Tournament

Judy Roney said...

Your limerick and your husband's gave me my laugh for the day. Too funny! I think it's great that you both write.

shawnacy said...

HA! love these, Kay. your husband sounds like fun. :)
i always come away from your site thinking in limerick....

diane b said...

Hee hee

Daryl Edelstein said...

you are both quite witty with words

Vicki said...

Hey Kay!
Cute limericks! Thanks for the welcome back. Good to see you are keeping busy. Have a productive week!
~Vicki~
PS~ Make sure you take so time for yourself. :)