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Jim, now rich, bought a wee li’l islet;
there he lived, with ten men and a starlet.
Changed his partner each day,
heaved and huffed till they say,
the islet is now, the town named Scarlet.


The story's not over, he's not decadent.
Send away the men, he just simply can’t;
they built the town housing,
the roads and some building
for starlet Scarlet, whom the islet was meant.

21 April 2015
Humorous Poetry Contest - 4th Place
Sponsor : Thomas Martin

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 10/25/2015 6:03:00 PM
A beautiful and a wonderful humorous poem, congratulations on your excellent win. That is always you dear poet................A.M.
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Date: 5/5/2015 10:48:00 PM
Wow. A story limerick. You have a great way with words. And a very grreeeaaaat sense of humor. This won the contest too. Congrats. #7. A favorite.
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Date: 4/30/2015 7:01:00 PM
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Date: 4/28/2015 6:50:00 PM
Kim, I loved your winning limerick.. So funny!
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Date: 4/27/2015 1:15:00 PM
What a great limerick that tells a story too! I'm reading lots of limericks today and the smiles and laughs just keep coming. Congratulations on your success in Thomas's contest. Hugs, Carolyn
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Date: 4/26/2015 3:55:00 PM
Yes, Kim, it is a joy to share the same smiles as others. PD
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Date: 4/25/2015 11:34:00 PM
Hello Kim, Congratulations on your Humorous Poetry contest win :) LINDA
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Date: 4/23/2015 1:54:00 PM
many congrats Kim:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/23/2015 2:06:00 PM
I was gobsmacked to have 2 poems for me - really made me smile:-) Hugs jan xx
Date: 4/22/2015 9:34:00 PM
Congratulations on a great win.
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Date: 4/22/2015 7:27:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. Blessings eve
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Date: 4/22/2015 3:46:00 PM
Very nice, congratulation on your win.
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Date: 4/22/2015 1:20:00 PM
Hello Kim : That is fantastic “.I'm on a holiday, sire. ” my Dear, hope it is some place exotic ???, besides your own country. This “ Joy and laughter prevents the angst from seeping in ” reads kind of ominous ???, Kim . I hope and pray that “ only light hearted writes come from my pen. ” come from other places as well and might also come to your heart !!! Bill .
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Date: 4/22/2015 10:27:00 AM
Very funny, Kim! Love it! Congratulations on your fine win! Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 4/22/2015 9:23:00 AM
I guess Starlet Scarlet is gifted!
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Date: 4/22/2015 8:02:00 AM
- I love your limeric, Kim - I've tried to write one myself.... (but not for contest ... I find it difficult) ...... maybe / maybe not post it :)) - a 7 for you !!! - hugs // Anne-Lise - Luck in contest !!!!
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Date: 4/22/2015 7:19:00 AM
Kim, funny limerick, 7, and thanks for visiting my poem , Here Kitty, Kitty and yep who knew this melancholy girl could be humorous!!!
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Date: 4/22/2015 12:29:00 AM
Now you have made a sad face smile with this! I will choose to believe this was all for me!!!! :)
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Date: 4/21/2015 10:27:00 PM
G'day Kim... I'm beginning to wonder about the star in your limericks Kim. Is starlet Scarlet a decoy? Thanks Kim - Lindsay
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Date: 4/21/2015 8:17:00 PM
ahhh, it's a cute one. Adding in the starlet!!!
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Date: 4/21/2015 7:13:00 PM
In your write, I was a wee bit worried about "Jim the Trim", but then I read you lil' explanation. I'm sure that I'm not alone waiting for more of this adventure of Jim ! Have a wonderful week dear poet !..........much love, james
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Date: 4/21/2015 2:56:00 PM
Having read your last three gems, Kim, I see that you are still being very playful with the idiosyncrasies of man ( JIM THE TRIM ) . Bill .
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Date: 4/21/2015 10:49:00 AM
Very cute kim!
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Date: 4/21/2015 10:26:00 AM
his one is nice.. you made me read the others.. :)! KIm you really are good!! keep on..! Mabuhay tayo!! hugs! //olive eloisa
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Date: 4/21/2015 8:11:00 AM
Thank goodness, I was a little worried about Jim, but if he's with the scarlet starlet, well that's more my cup of tea. But just in case if I ever meet Jim and we have a drink, I will never say in front of him, "Bottoms up.".................See you soon Kim.....John
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Date: 4/21/2015 5:50:00 AM
Creative write..Enjoyed reading your contest entry..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara
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