Mad Kane’s Limerick Challenge


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A girl who seemed guileless and sweet
on an evening of simmering heat
declared “Life’s a bore;
“there’s just got to be more.”
Now you’ll find her out working the street.

For a bit of levity in the midst of sometimes angst-driven poetry check out Mad Kane’s Blog. It’s so fun!

http://www.madkane.com/humor_blog/2011/04/10/guileless-limerick-limerick-off-monday/

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14 thoughts on “Mad Kane’s Limerick Challenge

  1. ladynimue says:

    This was wow !!

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  2. Chloe says:

    A great limerick with a heart-rendering ending. I feel sorry for girls who feel they have no choice but to opt for this lifestyle xx

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  3. meirozavian says:

    I hope she’ll find a better job and getting more and more.

    Nice piece.

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  4. Jingle says:

    superb job…………

    keep it up.

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  5. Life’s a bore … it is sometimes, but that more it’s better to search not on the streets! Sad for that girl …

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  6. Jamie Dedes says:

    Bravo! Smiles and laughter. This is clever, Victoria, and did love Gayle’s take on it as well. Nicely challenge.

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  7. Thanks so much for your fun limerick and for participating in my latest Limerick-Off! I’ll hope you’ll become a “regular” at my weekly limerick challenges every Sunday or Monday. And thanks so much for your kind words about my humor blog!

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  8. trisha says:

    beautifully crafted victoria. limerick is a style i will always enjoy but most probably will never be able to write.

    i cant even make head or leg of its rules 🙂

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  9. souldipper says:

    Is it a coincidence that your limerick addressing this profession contains those rhyming words “bore” and” more”? 😀

    I really, really enjoy limericks.

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  10. Bodhirose says:

    I couldn’t resist, Victoria. I loved your limerick and have always wanted to try one. So here it is: http://bodhirose.wordpress.com/2011/04/11/limerick-challenge/

    I posted it to Mad Kane’s Limerick Challenge too. They sure are fun to read!

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  11. Nice one…yet it says a lot about night life.

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