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Crocodile Kentucky

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Crocodile Kentucky

The skin is the best part of a nugget
Croc Kentucky now cooling in bucket
   It tastes like chicken stew
   Chase it down with home brew
Should I worry about my weight?  forget ‘t!

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I used slant rhymes “nugget” & “bucket” as there is no perfect rhyme for “bucket” - and in true Limerick style, it "rhymes" with the end of line 5 ;-)

BTW Crocodile meat tastes like chicken - I have eaten it :-)

In anapest meter:  **/**/**/ = lines 1, 2 & 5 (I added an additional feminine syllable at the end of the lines)
                     **/**/ = lines 3 & 4
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  1. Date: 8/24/2013 2:05:00 PM
    I liked 't. Read my work and Kentucky 't? ... :) Congrats on your win. G.

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 10:36:00 AM
    - Congratulations on having your poem featured on the homepage "Featured Poem of the Week" - Have a nice day, Suzette. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 9:06:00 PM
    You did a nice job, I look forward to reading more, ty, Ronald. :)

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 3:06:00 PM
    Never had none of dat der crocodile meat but love KFC! LOL Hugs, Jack xoxox

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 1:11:00 PM
    Reads like a winner to me..Enjoyed reading your work..If you are refering to alligator meat, I have tried it..It was good but I would not really care to eat it often well really only if I had to eat it..Thanks for stopping by..Your visits to my work are appreciated..Sara

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 4:38:00 PM
    How funny !!! Real croc meat in a nugget?? Now I've heard everything!!

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 6:58:00 AM
    Wonderful limericking, Su, enjoyed very much!!

    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards
    Date: 7/16/2013 2:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Jag :-)
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 3:05:00 AM
    HaHa...Perfect!... Yep, gimmie the skin please...This reminds me of the famous limerick, 'There once was a man from Nantucket'...Also, your knowledge of 'perfect rhyme' and 'slant rhyme' is awesome - Tim

    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards
    Date: 7/16/2013 3:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol... Glad you liked it, Tim.
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 5:17:00 AM
    - Nice to read your poem Suzette - Well written and funny! - Luck in contest ! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)