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Mavis was a party girl but a boor

   She's not welcome at parties anymore

      She causes people to yawn

         As she babbles on and on

            At twelve miles per with gusts to fifty-four

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 10/31/2012 2:57:00 PM
    Hello Bob H., stopping by to wish you aHappy Halloween ;-).~hugs xox hugs~ Please have a happy, fun and safe Halloween. Always a nice pleasure reading your limericks...Trick or treat~ Love:-) PD

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 6:22:00 PM
    Ole Mavis was a party gal but still she was a boor, And though she wiggled prettily she's not welcome anymore/ the guests would yawn/ she'd babble on/ ..the last lines a killer...SOUP MAIL XXXOOO Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 6:25:00 PM
    You have a knack for humor and telling a story so well. Now how did you like comeback last night!! Nice having a Manning isn't it? Lol. Take care my friend. Michael

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 5:27:00 PM
    nice write Robert,Mavis the party pooper lol

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 10:28:00 AM
    Robert; this one is too short, but I like it. You know I used to work with a Mavis, she was She too was a party girl. Thanks for sharing. Lucy

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 10:48:00 PM
    nice to be back to sample your crisp wit and humor that seem to go om forever--- i like your style, bob... don;t introduce me to mavis! love this!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 3:47:00 PM
    such a pleasure reading you again!! jag

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 12:38:00 PM
    Poor Mavis who has no friends ..... lol ... An amusing poem Bob, love it. - Have a beautiful weekend. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 7:47:00 AM
    i've missed your poems! this is a funny one and i'm happy that it's here..........

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 2:06:00 AM
    GOOD one, Robert. Long time no see!!!

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 8:19:00 PM
    Is she a far away acquaintance Robert, let's keep it that way, enjoyed your limerick, vie

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 7:46:00 PM
    ‡ Haha, I Get It I Got It Good. Hilarious. Like Riding Atop A Spotted Cow After Dismounting, A Black Stallion, Dear Precious Robert. Love It. Love, Rachel ‡

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 7:44:00 PM
    Ha ha ha, this is very funny my friend! I really enjoyed this fully delightful write! You have surely mastered the art of the Limerick Bob! Your humor is stupendous, I loved each line your gave! Great Work!!