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I REFUSE TO COUNT SILLYBULLS

There once was a poet who despaired though blessed with a fair amount of flair that he was way too thick to master limericks counting words an arduous affair Limerick-writing he'd master not count sillybulls, meter and whatnot the elusive punchline's too troublesome to find with his thoughts roughly tied up in knots Spatial dimension impediment a meter doubled in measurement at the best of times three lopsided prosody shoddy despite its being eloquent Sillybulls ignored and miscounted charge around angrily, discounted with their hoofs on the slam they step up the bedlam bewildering chaos uncounted With pep talks and deliberation resolved: they're too high 'bove my station so to rhyme he should stick and give up limericks where wordcraft counts naught but summation *Sillybulls = syllables. My thanks to Ephraim Crud for the loan of the word. To Wignesan: am I stooopid or what???

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Date: 11/28/2013 1:10:00 PM
Freedom to write write write! Delysia, I love your poem!
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Date: 9/14/2013 7:19:00 PM
Just loitering without intent Licia, this still makes me laugh, I share your view entirely, I never count. Your new avatar is a wow. Take care, Richard
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Date: 9/1/2013 10:12:00 AM
I love this poem. It is great. Thanks for sharing..... Lucilla
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Date: 8/11/2013 2:54:00 PM
Fantastic genius wit. Superb flair indeed:)
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Date: 7/28/2013 10:35:00 AM
WoW!!! my knuckles are almost destroyed after reading this masterful entry... I believe I'll use a syllable counter next time. You're something else, girl.... Love ya dearly..... Jake
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Date: 7/27/2013 5:05:00 PM
You're a sillybull yourself and that's no bull, silly! Love your wit, your sense of humor and you too - Tim
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Date: 7/26/2013 4:31:00 PM
This is absolutely delightful my dear Delysia! If you take a look at my list of posts, you'll find 99.9% are quatrains! LOL "Sillybulls"... love it, only Ephraim could come up with that one... I miss the old bugger! LOL Hugs and happy thoughts, Jack xoxox
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Date: 7/26/2013 6:06:00 AM
Sillybulls reminds me of mine called Poet Tree haha. I thought this was right on. Good meter too, poor poet :'( who ever he was.
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Date: 7/25/2013 5:49:00 PM
PERFECT rhythm! I love your limericks! Super difficult form to tackle, and you nailed it! Well done!
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Date: 7/24/2013 6:39:00 PM
Wow! This is the longest limerick I have ever seen, and I love the subject matter. Thanks for your comments about my poem.
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Date: 7/24/2013 3:03:00 PM
that was cool of Crud to lend you his Silly Bulls!!
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Date: 7/24/2013 3:02:00 PM
this is priceless!! and you know what? people who count each syllable are fools. It should come naturally. You have maintained a good beat, a limerick beat with your poem and just for the fun of it, I counted some of your syllables. they were not always perfect, but the point is that you made RHYTHMIC limericks. That is what counts. So what if it's not perfectly matched up every time? I can't stand when people judge limericks by syllables. IT is somewhat important, but the BEAT is what counts!
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Date: 7/21/2013 8:49:00 PM
This is so delightful and love the bovine play with the 'sillybulls.' You lightened my heart on this Sunday afternoon. SuZ
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Date: 6/5/2013 1:45:00 PM
FAVE. This is just too clever for words! So many hilarious yet eloquent rhymes!
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Date: 6/3/2013 12:07:00 PM
'tain't stooopid D, It's almost a nonsense poem and I am told by my peers that they are among the hardest to write. I enjoyed this write and I found myself so absorbed in it that I was trying to correct it as I read. Love it! God Bless. Dave.
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Date: 6/2/2013 3:42:00 PM
hahaha, this was GREAT. Sillybulls. who'd of thunk it?
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Date: 6/1/2013 2:43:00 PM
Hey Girlfriend! This is a lovely cute write! Those SillyBulls are a pain the ......, but face them we must! ;) Thanks for all your support, sweetie! It really makes my day.
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Date: 6/1/2013 12:53:00 PM
You made my day....am still smiling..thanks....
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Date: 5/31/2013 7:28:00 PM
Hello stooopid lol, oooo I love the way you contort words to a greater meaning, now for the or what. I been waiting long time for a new poem from you, it's been like going through,' Spatial dimension impediment', but well worth the wait lol. You is brill Licia. Take care, Richard
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Date: 5/29/2013 2:17:00 PM
A very fun write Delysia. Very well written. AO
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Date: 5/29/2013 9:07:00 AM
Dropping by to see if your muse visited again. Have a great day.
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Date: 5/29/2013 3:36:00 AM
- This was a joy to read Delysia .... love it !!!! - thank you. - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/28/2013 3:32:00 PM
I love it, so glad to see your Muse had not traveled far. Very entertaining, also no need to explain the word you expressed your idea very well. nice word play, do you have a licence for that powerful pen?
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