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Backstage Disaster

Learned lots of things in theater workshop class
I was surprised when I learned I had passed
     Just one tool I'd not mastered
     The great Nail Gun Disaster
I had nailed the director in the _ss

Entry for PD's latest limerick contest.  Written June 6, 2012

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire

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  1. Date: 6/17/2012 6:25:00 PM
    Congrats on your win with this great humorous work...Sara

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 2:30:00 PM
    How dramatic that must have been. No award, though. Luck in the contest. Love, daver

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 11:06:00 AM
    Haha, did that really happen? :0 Well, the ending is just great..sums it all up.:)~always&forever Lynette

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 7:04:00 AM
    ha! I wonder which one was more embarassed? cute story. congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 7:35:00 AM
    Carolyn congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 12:53:00 PM
    LOl, had a chuckle picturing this one! Many congrats on your wins : ) Hope you enjoyed reading Soups' favourite Devonshires as much as I did

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 8:53:00 AM
    Congrats on your win, Carolyn. Hope you are doing well. thanks for your valued comments :) Jag

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 7:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "#2 Another Crazy & Fun Limerick" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 10:47:00 PM
    Naughty-naughty, young Lady!! : ) Congrats on your win, dear Carolyn! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 9:52:00 PM
    Very funny, Carolyn. Maybe it was true? hahaha. Congrats on your win. Hope things are going well for you today.

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 7:07:00 PM
    Congrats, Carolyn. Outstanding. Nice going. Kudos. Thanks for your recent comments. hugs, Ralph

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 11:31:00 AM
    I guess you scored with great humor Carolyn, Your tools sometimes bring a smile to all but the victime!:) Hope you feeling ok these days, We all are concerned! Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 6/9/2012 2:31:00 PM
    This is a riot, young lady!! I just concluded the judging for your tribute of fine poetry. If you would like to post a blog to share your tho'ts on these incredible heartfelt narratives, go to it. lol The hardest and easiest contest I have ever judged. If a narrative wasn't included, it was removed immediately. You have really touched me with your fine poetry, Carolyn. I love you sincerely! Go win with this crazy limerick now! :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/9/2012 8:45:00 AM
    Ha ha ha ha ha ha love it.

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 7:35:00 AM
    Ha ha ha....Enjoyed the humour very much Carolyn.Best wishes to you.

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 11:35:00 AM
    LOL, had a chuckle at this one, my friend. Good to see you're still posting : )

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 10:31:00 AM
    A good laugh prolongs Carolyn. - Luck in contest for you. - Have a beautiful day. - love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/6/2012 3:50:00 PM
    Ha Ha! This is quite the hilarious write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this ingenious of a poem! This is a fantastic and delightful write Carolyn! I do hope the Nail Gun Disaster was a made up thing! That sure would hurt to be shot there! I love your poem tons! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 6/6/2012 3:40:00 PM
    Oooh - you NAUGHTY girl!! ha ha