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Love Me Or Hate Me

"Love Me Or Hate Me" ~ Says the Limerick

I am only five lines written for fun
Mocking someone with foolish words of pun
Love 'em or hate 'em
You praise or condemn
A poetry form some call "hit and run"

Some think of me as inconsequential
To the haughty I am nonessential
It's a thought I refute
And would gladly dispute
Cuz nothing I say is confidential

I read Jan's limericks about Tess Tickle
But did you know Tess spent her last nickle
Buying new underwear
Cause she hadn't a spare
She kept leaking in some sort of trickle

Tess had a good friend with the name of Neve
Cheated by keeping aces up her sleeve
She thought she was smart
Until she got caught
That taught her it doesn't pay to decieve

And then there was the one they called Maisy
Made faces that caused her to look crazy
One day her eye got stuck
And she looked like a duck
So now everyone calls her Miss Daisy

There once was a gal whose name was Mary
Wore wings pretending she was a fairy
Then I swear on my word
She flapped 'em like a bird
And started singing like a canary

Heard them tell about a gal named Sally
Made money hanging out in the alley
But then she got greedy
With those who were seedy
It was curtains in her grand finale

I used to know a chesty lass named Pam
She had to tote them around in a pram
Then had an operation
A booby castration
I heard she now goes by the name of  'Sam'

Did you hear about the one called Yvette
She can't remember and started to fret
It made me want to cry
I can't figure out why
Umm.. umm.. I'm too old and tend to forget

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 4/24/2018 7:13:00 PM
I needed some smiles and giggles today, and this filled the bill nicely, lol! Thanks for sharing, my friend! :-) <3
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Lin Lane
Date: 4/25/2018 8:47:00 PM
It makes me happy to make others giggle. I know you live with a lot of stressful issues, so laugh away. Thanks, Greg.
Date: 4/21/2018 11:27:00 AM
Wow, Lin, between you and Jan, I got my fill of chuckles this morning, thanks! John
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Lin Lane
Date: 4/21/2018 4:42:00 PM
Thank you, John. We aim to make people smile.
Date: 4/20/2018 12:03:00 PM
Hahaha...there was once a poetess called Lin...called me up and asked me out to din...but there I do defer... appetizer was her...come to find out twas her evil twin
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Lin Lane
Date: 4/20/2018 1:11:00 PM
Touche' mon frere, but you wouldn't dare!!! haha
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Tim Smith
Date: 4/20/2018 1:00:00 PM
The feast was deliciously divine...both sipping on the finest of wine...an all night affair... expelling our fear....later the pics are going online
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Lin Lane
Date: 4/20/2018 12:32:00 PM
au contraire, dear romantic poet, Tim....But I have no twin for a synonym...We supped in a feast...Passions were released...And we did it with such vigor and vim
Date: 4/20/2018 11:51:00 AM
oh my goodness Lin from the title I see that like me you love em !I wasn't expecting such an epic limerick string of limericks. I'm thinking of doing a contest I hope you would consider entering lol:-) adding this to my faves, I think its the best tale I've ever seen lol and thanks for adding my name to your poem i am truly honoured:- hugs Jan xx
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Lin Lane
Date: 4/20/2018 12:24:00 PM
They're addictive, Jan, but I'm not telling you anything you don't already know. Thanks for the fave and the offer to enter your contest, but I'll have to hmmmm about that one. Your comments are always gems.
Date: 4/20/2018 11:47:00 AM
You're on a roll---These are so good I expect you could just kept going. You're a natural, Keep it coming
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Lin Lane
Date: 4/20/2018 12:20:00 PM
Thanks, Jerry T. My muse picked up where Jan's Tess Tickle started it all. I guess now I'll HAVE to create a male version. What fun that'll be!!!
Date: 4/20/2018 10:49:00 AM
Was expecting a limerick but you've given us a basketful, brilliant collection Lin. Tom.
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 4/20/2018 11:33:00 AM
Haha look forward to it Lin.
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Lin Lane
Date: 4/20/2018 10:55:00 AM
Thank you most kindly, Tom. I had to wrestle with my muse and beg her to put more of her thoughts on hold. She reluctantly said, "OK," but only if I promised to write another using the names of the male gender. ;-)