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Fall Flu


Do you cough, do you sneeze, sweat and shake; 
till you think your whole body will break?  
This is still only fall,
and it's yet a long haul 
ere you shake Old Man Winter awake.  


Entered in ~gwendolen's~ 'The Sneezing Limerick Contest'.

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  1. Date: 11/22/2011 12:44:00 AM
    Hey, are you in Paris right now?? YOu lucky guy you!!!! Just stopping to say hi!

  1. Date: 11/5/2011 10:04:00 PM
    well, what do you know. One I missed here! Old man winter is just about here. BRRRRRR.

  1. Date: 10/11/2011 11:46:00 PM
    A A a a a Chooooooooo! Hi John...fun medical limerick here. That 2nd line is completely accurate. How many times do u cough and feel like u are gonna break? or bust a rib or lung? I want you to write a limerick on the other fl....the GI kind....you did the upper respiratory flu..now it's time to hit upon the OTHER! lol. God bless, Gwen.

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    Date: 10/12/2011 3:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks-you, Ms Rix. I wrote one on the 'other' kind, just for you. See 'Upset Tummy.'
  1. Date: 10/9/2011 9:55:00 PM
    Aaaaah choo! I know where to come to find great limericks.