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Run Away Emu

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Run Away Emu

There were three men who chased an emu.
He apparently escaped from the zoo.
Came the fourth with a net.
The emu he did get.
Last I heard the emu would sue!



*True story for Linda-Marie's contest. (except for the suing part)  lol

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  1. Date: 9/19/2010 9:46:00 AM
    what a hoot to read this fine morning Marty enjoyed the imagery was none then perfection keep up the great writing here at the soup land

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 8:42:00 PM
    lol.aw, poor emu. i hope those three men will learn their lesson. you did a great job on this limerick of yours. accomplished the humore.(: -Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 5:15:00 PM
    You are very creative Marty and versatile in your writing too..appreciate all the sweet comments from you reading my poetry today. must I put the name of the contest on my entry as u have here and where is this contest shown? if you can help me it would be helpful as I am new. Satin Doll Diva

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 4:40:00 PM
    enjoyed again

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 1:49:00 PM
    I see you're one of the winners in Linda Marie's Contest....no wonder why, my friend! Witty limerick! Good one. Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/17/2010 9:57:00 PM
    Just wanted to check in and say "hi" Marty ..hope all is OK ..miss your great poetry ..am leaving for vacation for two weeks starting tomorrow but will have my trusty laptop in tow so hope to hear from u... with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 9:56:00 PM
    Funny one...Congrats on your win! Dan C

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 6:24:00 PM
    Congrats on the win

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 8:01:00 AM
    Kool Limerick Marty, many congratulations on your win in the contest >> James

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 7:25:00 PM
    funny--good luck in the contest!!

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 6:54:00 PM
    congratulations on your success in the contest Marty. the guys were lucky, emus can be quite dangerous with their great feet....cheers Margaret

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 6:08:00 PM
    Thanks for giving me a chance to laugh with this one. What a day brightener. Congratulations on your win in the contest. Enjoy your success. Karen

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 5:37:00 PM
    Congratulations Marty on your win with this limerick1 -Robert

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 5:25:00 PM
    Great fun with this one. Congratulations, Marty!

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 2:34:00 PM
    Great Limerick...That would have been funny to see them catch that Emu with a net..Keep the humorous pen flowing..Sara

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 1:41:00 PM
    Congrats Marty on your success in my zoo contest.. with this emu Limerick.. thankxxx for supporting my contests.. luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 4:05:00 AM
    haha.i love your Emu limerick dear Marty,fun indeed. .Charma.