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Shama's Dilemma limerick

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Shama's Dilemma limerick

There once was a girl named Shama
Who wondered about her karma
As a poet her rhymes
Were always out of time
To most her terza rima was trauma

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  1. Date: 6/11/2011 7:34:00 PM
    LInda, are you ever coming back,sweetie?

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 12:53:00 PM
    The meter requirements are driving me bonkers, Linda. I gave more significance to syllable counts. Each to his own. However, I just love your limerick and hope you do well in Deb's latest contest! I always found limericks to be a source of entertainment. Now they seem more like a chore. Yours is very funny and I would rank it high! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 8:31:00 AM
    hmmm & even your way you have 10 syllables and you want to strive for the same as line one and two, though the meter is MORE important than the syllable count! Don't be so wedded to the words terza rima?

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 8:30:00 AM
    Oh please LOL God in Heaven [see Deb praying ;)] call me Debbie, I haven't been a bad girl and I'm not a biblical prophetess LOL, okies enough of me. There once was a girl named Sharma, who wondered about her karma, as a poet her rhymes, were way out of time, and to most her ...[terza rima/is STRESS unstress/STRESS unstress..see it goes of the pattern?]

  1. Date: 1/17/2011 12:01:00 PM
    Thanks so much for trying, you almost have it my head is spinning I can't stop thinking in limericks! GAH! LOL

  1. Date: 1/17/2011 8:26:00 AM
    Linda, what an ending.. enjoyed your limerick,, good luck in the contest,..p.d.

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 8:11:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest Linda~enjoyed~skat

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 4:47:00 PM
    Hi, Linda, great limerick, best of luck in the contest, I am sending you a soupmail in a moment~~

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 3:50:00 PM
    boy, poor Teresa, I can't get a comment to her!! soupmail.

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 3:49:00 PM
    I am just doing a test to see if you get this comment. I think the soup is on the fritz. If you get this, it means it is just one person I am not able to comment to!

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 3:45:00 PM
    Very intellectual and matured write, linda, Namaste

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 2:24:00 PM
    all is well until you hit line 5 which is going STRESS STRESS unstress STRESS STRESS a bit more with line 5 you want unstress STRESS/ or unstress unstress STRESS...Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 12:30:00 PM
    Oh, this is the perfect limerick for a POET!! Good job with the challenge, Linda. Luv, Andrea