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Sandy Helps Dandy Randy

There was an old codger named Randy
He rolled on the beach and got sandy
It was there that he slept 
and remained so unkempt
But was sure that his life was so dandy.

Then along came a lady named Sandy
She wanted so much to help Randy
To soften his heart,
she played a big part,
But refused to give him some brandy

Now Randy began to awaken
And  realized that he was mistaken
He thought no one cared
Because no one dared
to approach him, and now he was shaken.

So then, he got up from his stupor
And started to become a good trooper
He began to help others
who didn’t have mothers
From then on his life was just super.

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  1. Date: 2/1/2014 3:04:00 PM
    Nice set of four limericks that collectively tell a nice story. We had a hurricane named "Sandy" blow through here a little over a year ago. She didn't help anybody.

  1. Date: 12/26/2013 7:18:00 PM
    Susan, you write so well! I wish I could write light fun stuff the way you do. Hope to see more of your work in soup.

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 11:29:00 PM

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 5:53:00 AM
    This was an amusing series of limericks. Much enjoyed and well done. I don't see any room or need for criticism. Rockman

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 6:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals Susan. Love Carol

  1. Date: 3/6/2011 6:47:00 PM
    Congrats Susan on your first round success in the Poetry Soup contest luv..

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 12:41:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Susan. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/16/2011 1:36:00 PM
    ah yes, lying on the beach with a bottle of brandy. You'd think he must hate Sandy. But no! She has been his life's angel. Great series of Limericks. I have trouble writing just one. congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 2/16/2011 7:49:00 AM

  1. Date: 2/16/2011 3:07:00 AM
    congrads on being featured this week. T. S.

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 5:31:00 PM
    Congrats Susan on this fun write being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 11/6/2010 8:19:00 AM
    This is a great story! I love it! Very nice is an understatement.

  1. Date: 10/24/2010 11:24:00 AM
    Very nice.....

  1. Date: 9/23/2010 10:50:00 AM
    You are one of my fav. poets and this is why. excellent limerick girlfriend

  1. Date: 9/12/2010 3:40:00 PM
    Very cool limerick series, Susan! Love the way Sandy managed to soften Randy's heart. Sometimes, all we need is knowing someone cares to turn our lives around. Very nice! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/12/2010 10:03:00 AM
    It is great when someone like Sandy can come along and change the life of Randy around. A great read. God Bless Phyl

  1. Date: 9/8/2010 9:01:00 AM
    oops...I meant being exposed for the typo queen I am

  1. Date: 9/8/2010 9:00:00 AM
    This is one form I have yet to attempt let alone master but you have done a rollicking good jog here! in poetry, Dory

  1. Date: 9/8/2010 2:45:00 AM
    Hi Susan :) what an inspiring set of limericks this is---Randy sure is one lucky guy to be able to turn around his life like that thanks to Sandy ;) ---nikko :)

  1. Date: 9/6/2010 7:47:00 AM
    these are excellent Susan, Harry