Write a Limerick thread

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This is a lim-e-rick thread
As you can tell from the head
If you are a writer
Please pass the lighter
Otherwise my face will go red
[:mad:]
 

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arildno
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There was this guy from Texas,
who'd found a terrorist nexus
in a little known zoo
in the cage of a kangaroo
he went in, well armed, but was kicked in the solar plexus
 
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There once was a woman in lace
Her boobs were all over the place
Her friends were disgusted
With laughter they busted
And sent her out into space
 
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There once was a man in leather
With his groin he could tell the weather
But he never eats
'Cause he's got so much meat
So he just floated off like a feather

...I seem to have a theme...people in kinky clothing leaving the earth...
 
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Here's one I wrote and performed at the poetry slam of this year's Towards a Science of Consciousness convention in Tuscon. disclaimer: You need some familiarity with philosophy of mind to completely get it. :tongue2:

"A British Philosopher of Mind Talks Past His Eliminativist Woman on their First Date." (read in a British accent to make the rhymes work... and to increase the humor value. :biggrin: )

I once met a colorblind Mary
Whose paradigms I did quite fancy
We concurred a great deal
But when I brought up 'raw feels'
She gave me a slap prima facie!
 
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The Absent Minded Jellyfish

When a jellyfish goes out a walkin',
All the people around start a talkin'.
On his tentacles, ten,
He'll wear shoes, just like men
But he'll never remember one stockin'.
 
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A Night At The Opera

Once a jellyfish sang at the opera,
But was cursed by what sounded like doppla'.
Though she sang like a harp,
Every note ended sharp,
And she never became really popla'.
 
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I always wanted to know how

"there was an old man from Nantucket" ended.

There was a young lad called Jim
Who thought he would go for a swim
He jumped in the pool
And felt like a fool
Cos there was no water in.
 
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There once was a boy with a problem
It seems something was wrong with his noggin'
"My name's Jimmy P"
"and what's bothering me"
"Is I can't tell my head from my bottom."
 
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There once was a man from Nantucket,
Who kept all of his cash in a bucket,
But his daughter, named Nan,
Ran away with a man,
And as for the bucket, Nantucket.
 
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tribdog said:
There once was a boy with a problem
It seems something was wrong with his noggin'
"My name's Jimmy P"
"and what's bothering me"
"Is I can't tell my head from my bottom."
You can get away with "problem" (problum) and "bottom" (bottum) but "noggin"s gotta go.
 
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In Nantucket there was an old man
Who got lost on his way to the can.
He looked all around,
But it couldn't be found.
So he improvised with an old pan.
 
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zoobyshoe said:
You can get away with "problem" (problum) and "bottom" (bottum) but "noggin"s gotta go.
On the far away planet Zooby
Lives an alien critical to me
"I don't like your rhyme,"
"It's a waste of my time."
Oh why does he treat me so sh*tty?
 
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If you're trying for rhyming with "Zooby"
The vowels you're seeking are "oo ee".
To use the word "sh*tty"
Is wrong. (And not pretty.)
And it just makes you look like a booby.
 
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I wonder if Zooby is drunk
his critique is nothing but bunk.
He should be nice
cause I won't ask him twice.
"Now do you feel lucky? Punk."
 
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Now Zooby I don't want to fight.
This really could take us all night.
So listen to this:
Do you want to kiss?
Just ask me. And maybe, I might.
 
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What a stupid mistake, I say.
Zooby's an honorary gray.
I misread his name
now I'm filled shame.
I kissed 'cause I thought it said gay.
 
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LOL!!!! nicely done!
 
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Tribdog, you are too much. :biggrin:
 
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Now that I've taught poor Tribdog to rhyme,
All the girls want a piece of his time.
I hope now he'll see
That advice that's from me
Steers him clear of poetical crime.
 
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Zooby, I feel like a fool.
But I really enjoyed having our duel.
While I think I'm the best
I can say without jest,
Your rhyming was truely a jewel.
 
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It could be that now you're the best,
Since your lines can now pass the rhyme test,
But it's quite plain to see
You're a nut, just like me,
To waste time in a limerick fest.
 
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Well, Zooby. Our dues have been paid.
So now we can stop this charade.
If we play our cards right,
put a stop to this fight.
these poems just might get us laid.
 
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A limmerick is not fancy prose.
This is a fact that everyone knows!
You can make 'em wordy,
But if they ain't dirty,
Then you'll just make everyone doze!
 

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