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A Child of Nine

When I was a child of nine
I thought I had all the time
Time to live and be happy
Time to fish with my pappy
But death had crossed the line

Copyright © Mark Goodson

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  1. Date: 6/10/2012 8:49:00 PM
    well, it is more sad than funny, but I enjoyed the read, Mark.

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 3:09:00 PM
    First sad limerick I've read. This is well written, but i prefer the funny ones.