Poetry 101: The Gentle Art of the Limerick
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Jun 29, 2017 - 4:58am
Poetry 101: The Gentle Art of the Limerick

Some samples of limericks composed by a few gifted pupils — all avid readers of WB — in the English class I teach at summer school. Modest efforts, of course, but I hope you'll find them amusing.   * * *   A Helvetian named Friedli Jack-Ass, Whose blogging reeked strongly of gas, He thought he showed smarts, By posting his farts, Then begged, "Don't log off! It'll pass!"   A shadowy blogger named Opher, Had wits of a senile old gopher; Knowing nothing precise; Spewing bullshit advice, While wasting his time as a loafer.   A soldier-boy named Michael B., Awoke from his coma to pee, But he missed the commode, And shat out a load, On top of his Kevlar settee.   A Comedian named Janine, Thought the misspelling was mean, "It's Kemetian, ya see, And I'm dumb as can be, Despite reincarnations u…

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BOREY

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an error has occured/////

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