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The gun and god combo

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The gun and god combo

"The peacemaker" is Glock's new gun
Its spent rounds are rapture and fun
Yes killing's a thrill
Since I'm mentally ill 
And need to own more than just one

A gun for me is like prozac
The bullets clipped pills in a stack
I'm not paranoid
But have weapons deployed
In case I should have an attack

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  1. Date: 4/23/2013 10:10:00 PM

    You have some very good limericks Duke ;}

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 7:43:00 AM

    Duke, awesome write. and thanks for all the visits...hey, I like a tasty squirrel too!

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 9:10:00 AM

    I really like this one, Duke. Mentally ill is just a nice way to put it. They are seriously disturbed!! Love that last line of the second limerick. You really nailed it with humor.

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 11:27:00 AM

    Can I just mention... I have mental illness, but never, ever, EVER would I think to go on a killing spree! Those kind of people, they aren't mentally "ill," they are just SICK! And twisted! Great limerick depicting the mind set of those kind of scary people

    Beaufort Avatar Duke Beaufort Date: 1/27/2013 4:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    And people who are classified as "ill" may have just a slight touch more of what the rest of us have. A thousand thank-you's to you for your great point!
    Beaufort Avatar Duke Beaufort Date: 1/27/2013 4:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Anne, you are absolutely right. Due to the shortness of a limerick, the story is abridged. There are many people with mental illness who would give anything to be well and/or deal with it in a positive way. I happen to admire you very much. I think there should be much help available for all people in need.
  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:40:00 AM

    Duke good lines but scary that some people actually think that way...David

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:21:00 AM

    I like your limerick,Duke - nicely written. - For the contest? -> (Good luck!!) - Have a lovely Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:11:00 AM

    Funny, mordant... Terry (nice limerick)