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A Mermaid Tale

There once was a mermaid named Lea Claimed delusional sailors at sea So a captain set sail Hopeful the tale to dispel But returned with kelp on his knee Once t'was a captain with kelp on his knee Decided to pay sailors a fee The ship they all dubbed And the decks were scrubbed As he sought the mermaid named Lea Once was a sailor with story to tell If he drank tankards of ale for a spell His captain gone daft Cast off on a raft And there was Lea in the swell

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

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Date: 3/9/2010 12:08:00 PM
A trio of limericks. Good for you, virginia! LUv, Andrea
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Date: 3/7/2010 5:49:00 PM
Virginia--It's amazing what a mermaid will do to a man isn't it? Now we have to decide what the mermaid represents. I kinda have to believe our culture has mistreated women a bit, but I love your poem. It's set me to thinking. May I also thank you for your comment. I hope you will read a few more. I see also, that you have quite a range. I am impressed.
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Date: 3/1/2010 5:30:00 PM
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Date: 2/27/2010 7:10:00 AM
So well done!
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Date: 2/26/2010 8:56:00 AM
Thank you for sharing your poetry with us I enjoyed reading it today. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with inspiration Virginia. Wishing you the best in the contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/25/2010 6:40:00 PM
this is a a hard form I think. Good work. And my best to Lea...BG
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