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My Attempt at a Limerick

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My Attempt at a Limerick

the neighbor's grass is always greener
and their house is always cleaner
but just remember
that come December
their family won't be any leaner

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  1. Date: 9/29/2009 11:53:00 AM

    Congrats on having your limerick featured this week. You have done a fine job with this piece. Many Blessings, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 10:42:00 AM

    Adam, congratulations on having this poem featured this week! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 9:42:00 AM

    Adam, You met the criteria of a Limerick (syllables and rhyme) but the message you're conveying is bewildering to me. Nevertheless, I'm glad to see that your poem was featured.

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 6:25:00 AM

    Congratulations on your featured poem! Laura :)

  1. Date: 9/27/2009 12:25:00 PM

    nicley penned, congrats on being a featured artist.

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 6:30:00 PM

    Congratulations on being featured this week. A. W. http://www.freewebs.com/abcedit

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 3:54:00 PM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week >> James

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 6:23:00 AM

    This is a fun limerick, Adam, and a worthy feature this week. Congrats! John

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 3:24:00 PM

    Congratulations on your poem making it through the first round Adam.Wishing you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 1:43:00 PM

    Adam, Congratulations on getting through the first round of the poetry contest with your great verse! Luck and love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 1:06:00 PM

    Adam, congrats on being featured this week...Raul

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 9:16:00 AM

    Good one! Adam. Congratulations on your well deserved feature of the week. Love and Light, Lainie.

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 5:04:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Adam. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/20/2009 10:30:00 AM

    This One is a well Try on Limerick!Well done=)

  1. Date: 5/21/2009 7:56:00 PM

    Adam, we've missed you. How about posting some new poems!

  1. Date: 5/11/2009 5:47:00 AM

    Ok I know I already said this was a nice poem... and it is! Its very cute and funny also.. :) Love You, Lexi! XOXOXO

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 6:32:00 AM

    Thrilling.

  1. Date: 4/23/2009 5:02:00 PM

    hmmmm I love limerick but usually they're naughty? Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 2:11:00 PM

    A funny, but true insight, good humor too. Love always

  1. Date: 3/8/2009 4:45:00 PM

    smile..is it good to be rotund? Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/22/2009 7:48:00 PM

    Hilariuos! I can visualized the neighbor's family reunion for Christmas, and the mess after that. Funny Limerik, Adam. Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/22/2009 10:03:00 AM

    Thank you for the laugh, Adam! Great work. I think you nailed this limerick well. Best wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/7/2009 6:19:00 PM

    Love the amagination of this poetry. It really lifts you off into poetic worlds of passion of words and meaning. enjoy your day.

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 10:41:00 AM

    I wrote you Soup Mail. . And nice poem. . =)

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 8:54:00 AM

    I would say this is well done for a lemerick. I enjoyed the humor, I could go on and on about who and how this makes me feel. I think people will laugh because they can relate to it. Well done, thanks for sharing. Judy Riley