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Limerick Water Poems | Limerick Poems About Water

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Black-Water Blues

Diz Cajonne dey call Thibodaux
Paddle dis girl in his Pirogue
Den he see dem unmention
Dad tool stan at attention
She slap him stick HARD doncha' know

Dad pole shrink awful fas he yell whoa!
Sha, whad did you swat dad ting fo?
Now it at parade rest
Like diz bird in a nest

PD's contest

Copyright © Tim Ryerson | Year Posted 2012

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Kitten's Revenge - For Contest

Kitten's Revenge

Oh dear, no! To that bath place I go!
In that sink to be drenched head to toe!
Into devil, I turn...
In my hell, you will burn...
This mad kitten's revenge you will know!

Sandra M. Haight

~1st Place~
Contest: Limerick Contest II - For Fun
Sponsor: Jan Allison
Judged: 03/06/2016

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2016

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he found his love in deep water

he found his love in deep water

there she was a roasted beauty queen lying on the beach
he moved towards her, inch by inch and then he met her reach
she came out of her shell
and that broke the spell
perfect, she was a hermit too living on rock bottom's breach

connie pachecho


Copyright © connie pachecho | Year Posted 2017

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I Prefer a Little Water with My Tea

Head straight to the coffee pot after I pee
What happened this morning? Good god mercy me
Empty Folgers can
Was I pissed? Yes ma’am
(Four extra-large bags make a fine cup ‘o tea)

Copyright © Tim Ryerson | Year Posted 2014

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Some Limericks...

She’s out there chasing a cricket

Through bush, through shrub & through thicket

Together they hop

Fugitive, cop

But when she gets it, she just wants to lick it!

A cat whose vet took his eye

Just cannot quite understand why

His eye’s been enucleated,

3-D vision reduciated,

So now, he keeps an eye out for an eye

Ya gotta keep limericks loose

Think green eggs, or perhaps Dr. Seuss

They’re structured, it’s true,

But they’re also a zoo

Whose tenants are all on the loose!

I frolic in fountains of words

Overflowing with serious absurds

Each poem I write

Wakes up and takes flight

Joining angels and faeries and birds

You ask that we write a good limerick

How to do so, I haven’t a glimmerick

So I struggle and frown

Teaching  poems to clown

So a smile on your lips will be shimmerick

A cat with a mouth full of mouse

Brought her feast right into my house

She played with her food

Who was not in the mood

To be a banquet of mouse in the house

The nightmares that shadow my sleep

Stampede the proverbial sheep

Right out of my mind

When I try to unwind

I find my appointment with sleep hard to keep

In her search for original truth

She met people unsavory and couth

She knitted and purled

But only unfurled

Yarns told by new age and old youth

Cat, suddenly pink,

Drinks her water from out of the sink

She looks so absurd

Since she’s been de-furred

I really don’t know what to think!

If one and one is two and two is four,

And there’s only two ways to go through  a door,

Then, is earth up or down?

And, where is down town?

These are questions we need to explore!

A was that is an is

Tried to mind my biz

But I sent it packing,

Its presence was lacking

And I don’t have time for such shiz!

A couple who lived in Los Lunas

Loved the wide desert sky’s crystal blueness

They’d stare at the air,

Over here, over there

And rejoice at the feeling of newness

A cat with a very fat gut

Found it easier to walk on his butt

He’d drag it around

Across carpet and ground

And use it to slam the doors shut

Said the Missus to her dear Mr. Otter,

“There’s something I think that you oughta

Do before we get old

To protect us from cold –

You oughta make the hot water hotter!”

The ghosts who live up in my attic

Make noises that sound much like static

I’ve tried to send them away,

But they’re here to stay,

Those staticky ghosts in my attic

Copyright © Rev. Rebecca Guile Hudson | Year Posted 2007

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Fish Out Of Water (Pisces Dude)

I once knew a compassionate man
who couldn't survive on dry land

    he was sensitive and kind 
  helped me find peace of mind

with him a spiritual quest began 

Pisces Freak I Am 

Copyright © Rick Parise | Year Posted 2010

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 In the water is the mirrored image I see.
 The true beauty is a reflection of me.
 Thoughts that run through my mind are my beliefs that I cannot find. 
 Like the flowers that float in the water are my memories of Chloe my daughter. She's now an angel taken from me.
 My sweet precious baby Chloe.
                    Teresa Skyles

Entered in Constance La France~A rambling poet~"reflection"contest

Copyright © T.A. Skyles-Theoklapoet | Year Posted 2011

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The under water solution

When the money is mostly spent
Find the lowest terms for the rent
A car on a train
Protects well from the rain
But better yet let's get a tent

Copyright © Duke Beaufort | Year Posted 2011

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Nineteen fishes and an otter
Wondered if it could be hotter
But they didn't know if it could -
They had gone away for good
Reason? Simple - Out of water!

For contest - Out of water
My second limerick

Copyright © Sneha RV The Literature Lover | Year Posted 2015

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Crazy Joe

Crazy joe had an elephant,
who he rode with some elegance,
until he wound up in his trunk
and into the drink was dunked
and cursed it's smiling arrogance

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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The Lament of Amber Water

There is a day the last day of the year
To reminisce ponder and yes a tear
The next day comes along full of hope
As if to give us all enough rope
Resolutions spent in lieu one cold beer.

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2010

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Inflatable Swan

Inflatable Swan I thought it would be fun to ride a wave on my inflatable swan and just lave in my pink bikini everyone came to see me swan took a dive, top gave way with a rave 10/14/2016

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2016

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Uisge/ A Water Horse's Tale

There was a dark Uisge from Loch Ness
who fancied a tasty Baroness,
he lured her astride
with the on coming tide
and all that was found was her dress.

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi | Year Posted 2010

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Cleaned Out

Robb Wilkins took three showers a day
he overdid some things he'd say.
But alas to his strain
less of him did remain
until he showered himself away.

Copyright © Paul Schneiter | Year Posted 2016

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Tear Drop

I slipped on a teardrop for goodness sake
and when I landed I felt the earth quake,
so while I thought I looked fine
I've gotta trim the waistline...
or else a large tsunami I may make.

Copyright © George Aul | Year Posted 2016

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Swimming in the water was my plan,
on the way felt the hotness of the sand,
rolling in wave,
wanted to escape,
bikini gone nudity was banned.


Copyright © cheryl hoffman | Year Posted 2016

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In the Ocean

Unending horizon with a back up
absorbing borders from the flow non-stop
waters in the increase
well spread by a cold breeze
appearance of the earth now been locked up.

Copyright © Funom Makama | Year Posted 2017

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On a bench right outside the front door
We were waiting, like we've done before,
     For the camp bus to show.
     We were early, I know,
But that's just how I am, to the core.

All at once a surprise we did get
When the sprinkler, whose timer was set
     To go on did just that
     And in two seconds flat
We were both (and the backpack) quite wet.

We jumped up and we ran out of range
Then we laughed 'cause it surely was strange;
     But the early bird's terms
     Really do get the worms
'Cause we'd plenty of time left to change.

Copyright © ilene bauer | Year Posted 2017

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Water Rushing Around

Water Rushing Around

Near shell saw water rushing around;
Lifted up so I could hear its sound;
Water weaved;
Shell retrieved;
Then left it lying on sandy ground.

Copyright © James Horn | Year Posted 2017

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Soap Opera Shower

My alto voice sang while soaping up
sudden plumbing problems did disrupt
water turned ice cold
voice soprano bold
soap opera cold shower luck.


Copyright © cheryl hoffman | Year Posted 2017

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Level of Water Gaining

Level of Water Gaining

Level of water quickly started gaining,
After the heavy and abundant raining;
Quickly rising;
Not surprising;
Overflowing swamp did need draining.

James Thesarious Hilarious Horn

Sounds like part of Trump's sanitary
plan after countryside they did scan.

Copyright © James Horn | Year Posted 2017