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Popeye The Sailor Man

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Popeye The Sailor Man

There once was a sailor named Popeye
He got through the navy with one eye
Wherever he sailed 
The dames would all hail
They knew Popeye was not a bad guy

Popeye you know had a sweetie
A long legged gal not to meaty
Olive Oyl was her name
Popeye's love was insane
For his love was always entreaty

The trouble you know was called Bluto
A very strong sailor who knew judo
He was after the girl
That made his head twirl
For he felt they made quite a duo

Popeye was not very happy
He spoke to his father name Pappy
Pappy said to him son
Get rid of the bum
You don't want to lose and feel crappy

Popeye was really quite angry
He was really upset and cranky
So he took his old friend
Tied him up in a bend
Walked away a proud and true Yankee

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  1. Date: 9/14/2013 3:37:00 PM
    And I'm sure he had his spinach before he defended Ms.Oly's honor! I grew up watching Popeye and he is my all-time favorite cartoon character...I am considering getting a CD with all his classic cartoons...VERY funny and clever limerick, Mary and congratulations! - Tim

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 2:10:00 PM
    Hi Mary, I enjoyed this one as Popeye was one of my fav cartoons as a child...Think I'll go have some Ken

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 8:40:00 AM
    who can forget popeye? Congrats on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 9/10/2013 4:05:00 PM
    It's good to read of Popeye again. I really loved Popeye as a kid! Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 8:31:00 PM
    Hi Mary, congratulations on your win ~SKAT~ :)

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 6:33:00 PM
    Mary I so so love your limericks... xox...Linda

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 5:34:00 PM
    Wow, you did a lot with this...! congrats. BG

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 4:48:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 4:20:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Mary! I knew this was a good one! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 3:43:00 PM
    Cute one..Enjoyed reading your winning work..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 10:07:00 AM
    congrats on a great win....I need mi spinach

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 9:50:00 AM
    Mary, this is so cute! Great job telling Popeye's story in limerick form! I enjoyed reading your work. Love, Kim