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I can only hand it to you

Tapped messages go out direct
With phones it's an easy connect
Thoughts from a finger
In cyberspace linger
But touching's too much to expect

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  1. Date: 6/4/2015 2:38:00 AM
    Going through your Limericks to find one's I haven't read. Yes we have replaced touch with electronics. Thank you for all your kind comments on my poems :)

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 9:53:00 AM
    True words !! Touching, much has been replaced by the touch of fingers on a phone. Enjoyed !!

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 11:26:00 PM
    Nice limerick, Duke. I should try my hand at it. You make it look easy but I find it hellishly difficult. Keep 'em coming, my friend. :)

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 1:43:00 PM
    Good limerick... much truth here.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 10:55:00 PM
    You truly have a gift for limericks. I have read through most of the work you have posted and found the pieces quite delightful. Your poems are very witty and memorable. I am a newfound fan.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 2:21:00 PM
    WOW Brilliant......

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 12:50:00 AM
    Dear Duke, thanks for all the lovely comments and for reading so many of my poems today. I have to let you know, I will have been married 38 years this Aug, not 40, but I take poetic license to fit a syllable count! I am sure you know about that. We have to do it all the time with limericks!!! Let me see if I can find some limericks of yours I have never seen.

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 12:12:00 AM
    i reallly enjoyed your limerick.duke..It gave me a smile :).C.C

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 6:29:00 PM
    Quite clever indeed. :) Duke, I also stopped by to deeply thank you for continuing to warm my heart, inspire me, and just make me feel like I am cared about and special. You are such a lovely person and I am really thankful to have this connection with you; it may only be through poetrysoup that we connect, but you connect with me far more than people that are in close proximity to me. I adore you! :) Take care

    Beaufort Avatar Duke Beaufort
    Date: 4/17/2013 6:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Anne you are very worthy of being adored yourself! Your work is very inspiring!
  1. Date: 4/16/2013 4:39:00 AM
    Love this clever write Duke! Have a great day! Hugs

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 1:55:00 PM
    You are in Andrea's poem, 'Five great limerick guys' along with me so I had to come see...and holy cow! are the limerick KING!

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 7:21:00 PM
    Hello Duke, I'm not much of a text expert. However, I think the phones are much easier. By the way, it was an honor reading a poem from a poet name Laura B... It was a true enjoyment in reading her dedication to you. I also came here to thank you for the kind comment on my poem. I needed the uplifting words... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 7:41:00 AM
    Duke very good..David

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 7:38:00 PM
    Very great limerick! It really is a pleasure to read your work. I feel like my thoughts have been written out... favorited! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 3:41:00 PM
    Duke, this is GREAT limerick-ing, I wish I had time to see more but now I must be off. time to leave my work and get home! later, gator!

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 2:24:00 PM
    Hello Duke, I love your limerick, but that's nothing knew. :) Thank you so much for sending your extremely kind words recently. Sure- we may not know each other- but I can totally say the same for you. You have left an impact, and that makes you one of my dearest friends. :) You are wonderful!

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 6:51:00 AM
    Great to see that you remain strong in your writing after all these many entries... Great stuff.... Jake

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 6:10:00 AM
    - A good poem Duke... it comes from a good heart. - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)