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There once was a girl by the name Joy   
who got joy whenever she'd annoy.  
Her poor little brother 
she swapped for another.  
Now; him, too, she would love to destroy.

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  1. Date: 12/2/2011 7:28:00 AM
    I know the feeling; it used to overwhelm me! Great limerick my friend.

  1. Date: 11/11/2011 2:31:00 AM
    WOWZA! This poem is JOYOUS!

  1. Date: 11/6/2011 10:01:00 PM
    Ah well she is keeping things interesting, great verse here i see ...twisty ending delight 4 me...on ya mate...

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 9:19:00 PM
    I might know her John..haha.. nice Limerick but not a nice Joy... she needs some training luv.. luv your rhyme...

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 5:23:00 AM
    hi John, thnx for stopping by and leaving me that cute comment ~ :) i like ur poems, you made me smile~:)

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 3:15:00 PM
    There once was a girl named miss Joy/who delighted some she annoyed/and her little brother/she swapped for another/For him she was out to's NOt easy BUt if you can get to hear it in 5 short lines you can learn to use iambic unstress/ longer forms! Keep at it and I AM NOT always right Andria dietrich is way better at meter! HUGS

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 10:39:00 AM
    Ha ha very good x

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 9:56:00 AM
    Wonderfully witty poetry, John. Great use of the limerick form too! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 6:15:00 AM
    LOL, enjoyed this witty piece, John

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 5:43:00 AM
    Cute one..Enjoyed reading this one very much...Thanks for stopping by, reading, and commenting on my work..Sara

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 5:13:00 AM
    Good Limerick here John.Enjoyed.

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 1:08:00 AM
    Her name was very unfitting for her negative personality. heehee.

  1. Date: 10/29/2011 8:31:00 PM
    Sounds like she should be un-joyed. Greetings, Vie

  1. Date: 10/29/2011 7:39:00 PM
    John, hehhe... thank you for the smile..., Have yourself a wonderful night ;-) God bless,..p.d.

  1. Date: 10/29/2011 7:27:00 PM
    nasty is first word comes mind. nice to see ya, John Smith, Nancy Jones :)