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I Wish I Were a Skate

I wish I were a swimming skate I’d swim in schools; that would be great! I would sit in class Between shark and bass Then play hooky and take debate May 3, 2018 For Viv Wigley’s “I wish I was a . . .” Contest

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Date: 9/20/2018 7:51:00 PM
Word play to the max. Well done!!!!.....80)
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Date: 5/11/2018 2:37:00 PM
Extremely clever! BRAVO! This is a perfect example of what a limerick should be. Elaine
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Dean Wood
Date: 5/14/2018 12:17:00 PM
Thanks Elaine for the enthusiastic comment. I totally agree, Limericks are a lot of fun. -- Dean
Date: 5/7/2018 11:02:00 PM
Nice one! I hadn't heard of a skate before. Reading your comment to Andrea, I see you've made it up. Looks like a stingray to me. Loved the humor of sitting between the shark and bass in "school". Good play on words there.
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Dean Wood
Date: 5/8/2018 10:56:00 AM
Thanks Eileen. Actually, skates are a real thing. Skates and Rays are cousins. I left an easter egg in the last line with the "hooky" and "take de-bait". I may have hidden it too well. I really appreciate your comments. -- Dean
Date: 5/4/2018 12:49:00 AM
I really like this. I never heard of that creature before.
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Dean Wood
Date: 5/4/2018 10:37:00 PM
Thanks Andrea. Viv said he wanted something different so I dreamed this one up.
Date: 5/3/2018 3:40:00 PM
oh so clever Dean! Good luck in the contest:-) hugs Jan xx
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Dean Wood
Date: 5/3/2018 3:42:00 PM
Thanks Jan! I was hoping the punch line would come through.