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Heretical Hanks

There once was a poet named Hanks Who loved to play metrical pranks; A master of rhyme And sonnets sublime He'd nevertheless be the first to confess That his messing with scansion caused lavish expansion Of ultimate lines which knew no confines, Defying all schools of rhythmical rules, Resulting in poetic angst! 01/10/18 'A form of mischief contest' : sponsored by Nina Parmenter I hope you can appreciate that heretical Hanks has conformed to the Limerick's rhyming regulations AABBA but taken huge liberties with the rhythm and acceptable final line word allowance!

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Date: 5/27/2020 8:05:00 PM
Wendy, your form of mischief is a winner in my book! Loved the surprise (albeit carefully rhymed and metered) ending! Brought a big smile to my face, and adding it to my faves. A real treat!
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Date: 10/4/2018 7:56:00 PM
This brought a smile to my face! I love limericks and I love this one
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Wendy Watson
Date: 10/26/2018 4:25:00 PM
Thank you so much for your positive feedback,Timothy.
Date: 10/4/2018 3:32:00 PM
Ah, this is great fun Wendy! You definitely would have been on the winners' list, had you remembered to enter it! :-( I sometimes think I've done that when results came out and a poem I'm very proud of isn't on the list. Then I check and... nope, just another N/A! x
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Wendy Watson
Date: 10/26/2018 4:25:00 PM
Thank you anyway for the positive feedback,Nina.
Date: 10/1/2018 6:04:00 PM
Fantastic mischief you have made with this one. I love how you misbehaved.
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