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The Fisherman and the Mermaid

THE FISHERMAN AND THE MERMAID A young fisherman berthed in Penzance Went ashore one fine night to a dance He woke up on his boat With a mermaid afloat The First prize in a card game of chance So was spawned a cross genus romance Though the neighbors regarded askance They got married next day In a church by the bay And went off to a fish farm in France August 2019 Given N/A in Contest: ‘Two Sea Themed Limericks’

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Date: 10/1/2019 3:41:00 PM
A funny one with a happy ending. Congrats on your big win.
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Date: 9/30/2019 8:54:00 PM
A delightful limerick. So glad you reposted. Gives me hope for my N/As. Congratulations on placement.
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Date: 8/10/2019 10:18:00 AM
Love it! Great writing. Imagery, humor--has it all! Perfect!
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 8/10/2019 11:47:00 AM
Thank you, Joe.
Date: 8/7/2019 8:54:00 AM
'Cross genus romance.' Interesting. Sounds like Gregor Mendel's experiments with actual sex thrown in! LOL. Nice entry for the contest, Geoffrey. Best wishes, Gershon
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 8/7/2019 10:01:00 AM
Thank you, Gershon.
Date: 8/6/2019 5:50:00 AM
Oh this is a fun one. Have to fav this one. Will be a winner for sure. Best, SuZ
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 8/7/2019 10:00:00 AM
Many thanks. Suzanne.
Date: 8/4/2019 4:01:00 PM
o what fun! "a cross genus romance" clever clever. :)
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 8/5/2019 10:01:00 AM
Cross gender is so ‘old hat’! Thanks P.S.
Date: 7/31/2019 10:01:00 AM
This is wonderful! I think you have a winner here for sure.
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 8/5/2019 10:00:00 AM
Thank you very much, Jeanne.
Date: 7/31/2019 8:29:00 AM
Nicely done, Geoffrey! Fun one !
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 8/4/2019 12:49:00 PM
Thanks, Kim.
Date: 7/31/2019 5:47:00 AM
Lovely whimsy! Enjoyed your limerick, Geoffrey.
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 8/4/2019 12:49:00 PM
Thanks, Line