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POETIC JUSTICE

POETIC JUSTICE There was an old man from Fontaine Who walked with aid of a cane One night he was mugged By a wannabe thug In the graveyard, the thug was lain 11 April 2018 For the contest sponsored by Viv Wigley

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Date: 4/21/2018 1:39:00 PM
Delicious justice, Curtis! Sometimes I think if we had more 'real' justice, there'd be a lot less crime. Instead, criminals are put in prison where the law abiding folk have to pay for their needs and everything else. I fail to see 'this' as 'real justice'. All the best to you. :) ~ Artsie
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Date: 4/12/2018 8:14:00 PM
Love it! Says much about social justice and more. Perfect limerick.
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Curtis Moorman
Date: 4/15/2018 8:44:00 PM
Hi Susan! Thank you for dropping by. I was attending a seminar in Atlanta and am just now getting around to responding to you. I appreciate your comment. Although it didn't receive placement in the contest, I have been sent a lot of positive comments such as yours. Thank you for your support.
Date: 4/11/2018 6:25:00 PM
Kungfu knows no age...I enjoyed it...All the best Curtis...
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Date: 4/11/2018 9:09:00 PM
True, my friend! At my age of 75, I would have at least rendered the thug unconscious. lol Thanks for your support, my friend.
Date: 4/11/2018 5:29:00 PM
Good one Curtis. No pity for that wannabe thug for me - more like a cheer.
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Curtis Moorman
Date: 4/11/2018 9:08:00 PM
Yes, I agree. But sadly enough, by today's standards, a real life man from Fontaine would be tried and imprisoned for vehement homicide as opposed to self defense. Thanks for your support. Yours is a name I look for when I start receiving comments, and it's always there.
Date: 4/11/2018 4:56:00 PM
Glad he got his comeuppance Curtis - excellent traditional limerick, good luck in the contest:-) hugs jan xx
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Curtis Moorman
Date: 4/11/2018 9:02:00 PM
Hi, Jan! It should happen more often in real life. Alas! It does not! I don't mean to promote violence, but real thugs should be dealt with more sternly, lawfully speaking. Anyway, the man from Fontaine meted out a justice of his own (fictitiously of course). Thanks for you support.
Date: 4/11/2018 4:46:00 PM
Just love it when they get their comeuppance, seen some gems for the limerick contest, this is another. Good luck. Hope all's well. Tom
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Curtis Moorman
Date: 4/11/2018 8:58:00 PM
Thanks, Tom! Yes, all is well. Thank you for inquiring. And I hope all is well with you. I have always loved limericks. They are easy to write and tell a story in short form. I know the word 'lain' is considered archaic, but it's real, and it rhymes. I appreciate your support.
Date: 4/11/2018 4:20:00 PM
Cool use of rhyme, Curtis. Isn't it great to get back to a traditional, witty form? Great entry - Wishing you success in the contest!
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Curtis Moorman
Date: 4/11/2018 4:32:00 PM
Yes, it is, and it is certainly good to hear from you. It's been a long time. Hope you are doing well. Thanks for the comment and the support.