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Limerick Contest Finalized

Blog Posted:1/6/2019 12:51:00 PM

In this contest many found their niches, but a few poems had glitches

I gave some the gong when syllable counts were wrong

 But thanks for leaving me in stitches. Thank you all for entering and Congrats to all winners!


Contest Winner Medal 1 WARNING - Limerick- a teacher called Sue Dear Heart
Contest Winner Medal 1 A Length of Pipe Gregory R Barden
Contest Winner Medal 1 Poet Ken Andrea Dietrich
Contest Winner Medal 1 We Work Hard for the Money Janice Canerdy
Contest Winner Medal 1 A Blockage In My Cottage Nina Parmenter
Contest Winner Medal 1 Kurt The Astronomer Tom Cunningham
Contest Winner Medal 2 The Plumber's Cheeks Robert L. Hinshaw
Contest Winner Medal 2 point taken Wendy Watson
Contest Winner Medal 2 LIMERICK CONTEST-AL THE PLUMBER Alexis Y.
Contest Winner Medal 2 Plumb Cheeky John lawless
Contest Winner Medal 2 The Astronomer Who Saw Too Much Wren Rushing
Contest Winner Medal 3 Shady Ray Tania Kitchin
Contest Winner Medal 3 OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS Cindi Rockwell
Contest Winner Medal 3 My Brazilian Relief English Teacher Keith Trestrail
Contest Winner Medal 3 Bork Bork Bork Lu Loo
Contest Winner Medal 3 Shepherds Of Words Sandra Haight
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Date: 1/12/2019 10:39:00 AM
Hi Joseph, Thanks for placement in the contest. Congratulations to everyone else as well :-) Alexis
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Date: 1/7/2019 2:36:00 PM
Joseph, thanks for the contest and for my fine placement and congrats to all your winners ~
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Joseph May
Date: 1/7/2019 6:25:00 PM
You are welcome Dear Heart...Thanks for entering my contest..
Date: 1/6/2019 4:13:00 PM
oh I just read your little poem and found it so cute!
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Joseph May
Date: 1/6/2019 6:56:00 PM
Thank you Andrea..hugs
Date: 1/6/2019 3:50:00 PM
thanks so much for this fun contest. I am going right now to see all the winners!!!
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Joseph May
Date: 1/6/2019 6:55:00 PM
You are welcome Andrea..thanks for entering my contest.
Date: 1/6/2019 3:10:00 PM
thanks for my placement in the contest I read some very witty poems, my congrats to the winners:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/6/2019 6:55:00 PM
I rarely turn down the opportunity to write a limerick especially a poopy one lol:-) hugs Jan xx
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Joseph May
Date: 1/6/2019 6:53:00 PM
Thank you for participating Jan..

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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
1/15/2019 Hello Rhymegoodbye,hello,song,
1/12/2019 Eclipsed in Flight Villanellemoon,stars,
1/10/2019 Polka Dots Trioletbutterfly,summer,tree,
1/9/2019 The Nose Knows Limericksnow,winter,
1/8/2019 Into the Woods Rhymedark,moon,mystery,night,
1/7/2019 Blizzard Limericksnow,storm,winter,
1/6/2019 Baby Face What's You Thinkin' Limerickbaby,
1/5/2019 Song of Love Fibonaccimoon,nature,tree,
1/4/2019 Undercover Rhymeanger,love hurts,passion,
1/3/2019 Teacher's Pet Limerickstudent,teacher,
1/3/2019 January Acrosticjanuary,new year,
1/2/2019 Blushing Rose ABB Rhymeflower,summer,
1/1/2019 The Depth of Death Rhymegrief,loss,
12/28/2018 Shark in the Soup Rhymefish,food,
12/12/2018 The Park Bench at Christmas Rhymechristmas,snow,
12/4/2018 The Storm Quatrainage,memory,storm,
11/30/2018 Big Bang Theory Quatrainreligion,spiritual,
11/16/2018 Distant Tomorrows Lyricdream,spring,star,
11/12/2018 Off To See the Wizard Rhymefantasy,magic,
11/10/2018 Black Powder Quatrainhurt,pain,sad,
11/7/2018 Blurred Truths Rhymetruth,
11/2/2018 Off To Sleep Again Rhymemusic,nursery rhyme,song,
10/31/2018 Delayed Departures Quatrainbreak up,spring,winter,
10/29/2018 Into the Dark Night Rhymeanxiety,love,silence,
10/12/2018 Brainstorm Free verseemotions,memory,storm,
10/6/2018 Bread Haikumetaphor,music,
9/26/2018 I Sigh with The Wind Rhymememory,perspective,time,
9/23/2018 Her Eyes were like Fireflies Free versedream,night,star,stars,
9/13/2018 Rainy Days Carpe Diemrain,rainbow,
9/12/2018 Beautiful Fall Acrosticautumn,halloween,
9/6/2018 The Timeless Gift Enclosed Rhymeage,memory,time,
9/5/2018 A Splendor Brief Sonnetautumn,change,summer,
9/5/2018 Horizons Rhymedestiny,future,
8/30/2018 The Rose Rictameterautumn,memory,rose,summer
8/21/2018 Seasons of the Chimes Rhymeseasons,song,wind,
8/19/2018 Chasing Dreams Rhymebutterfly,flower,summer,
8/9/2018 Eternal Teardrops Rhymedeath,sad,sorrow,
8/5/2018 Summer Breeze Lyricrose,summer,
8/2/2018 Ann Limerickfun,games,
7/29/2018 Take Me To Your Leader Quatrainfire,flying,space,
7/22/2018 Donald Trump Clerihewfun,people,
7/20/2018 Sleepwalkers Quatrainsleep,
7/20/2018 We Don't Need No Stinking Contests Rhymepoetry,
7/16/2018 France took the Crown Rhymesoccer,sports,
7/4/2018 Lucky 8 Rhymekiss,romantic,
6/30/2018 Caught in the Rhymes Free versehumorous,nursery rhyme,
6/24/2018 Fleeting Glances Quatrainsmile,sunshine,
6/14/2018 Dreamscapes Quatraindream,scary,
6/13/2018 Gilded Waves Versefish,ocean,sunset,
6/12/2018 Moonbeams Rhymemoon,stars,
6/12/2018 Anyone Who Had a Heart Sonnetheartbreak,lost love,
6/9/2018 Blackened Silhouettes Fill The Skies Rhymebird,scary,
6/8/2018 In The Moment Rhymemurder,mystery,
6/8/2018 Sands of Time Rhymehumanity,time,
6/6/2018 A Twinkle in the Night Versenight,stars,
6/2/2018 Just Some People Rhymeinternet,people,sad,
6/1/2018 Silent Corridors Versesilence,
5/30/2018 old photo Monokumemory,
5/29/2018 Dark and Dangerous Like a Secret Free versedark,
5/28/2018 Days of the Heart Rhymeheart,love,summer,
5/26/2018 I See the Sky Rhymebutterfly,rain,seasons,
5/25/2018 Summer Breeze Sijoautumn,rose,summer,
5/24/2018 The Muttering Retreats Rhymeheartbreak,love,
5/23/2018 Misty Repose Free versepassion,romantic,sea,
5/19/2018 A Blank Page Awaits Rhymeart,poetry,writing,
5/17/2018 Enchanted Creatures Quatrainbutterfly,fantasy,nature,
5/16/2018 Music Within her Soul Quatrainbreak up,emotions,love,
5/9/2018 Maned Ruler Rhymeanimal,nature,
5/7/2018 OH, Go away Yesterday Rhymememory,sad,
5/5/2018 Chirico Lyricdance,music,
5/2/2018 Silent Dawn Rhymemorning,peace,silence,
4/17/2018 Happy Birthday Joyce Rhymebirthday,
4/5/2018 Luna's Spell Pantoummoon,stars,
4/1/2018 The Reaper Rhymedark,death,sad,sorrow,
3/23/2018 Violette Poem I do not know?seasons,
3/17/2018 Eternity in Sunrise Rhymebutterfly,daffodils,sprin
3/16/2018 The Packing of a Suitcase Quintain (English)goodbye,leaving,
3/7/2018 Sunset Lullaby Lyricdream,nature,sunset,,Lull
3/6/2018 Ebony Calls - Collaboration With Heidi Sands Rhymebird,dream,snow,winter,
3/3/2018 A Game of Seduction Rhymelove,
3/2/2018 Bridges Quaternjourney,life,
2/24/2018 Edge of Night Rhymemoon,night,raven,
2/22/2018 Rainy Day Blues Rhymerain,storm,
2/14/2018 A Quiet Storm Quaternrain,silence,storm,
2/7/2018 On the Wings of Spring Rhymespring,
2/3/2018 Destiny's Pain - Collaboration with Brenda Chiri Rhymedestiny,sad,
1/31/2018 On the Night Breeze Rhymelove,moon,stars,
1/27/2018 Hypodermic Illusions Rhymeaddiction,drug,
1/20/2018 In time Tyburnpoetry,
1/14/2018 Within her Song Rhymeheartbroken,music,
1/13/2018 A Weeping Willow Mourns Rhymeheartbroken,tree,
1/12/2018 Wrong Or Right Rhymepeople,
1/8/2018 Perpetual Autumn Sonnetmental illness,
1/6/2018 Pellucid Skies Rhymestar,
1/5/2018 Crazy Cat Lady Rhymecat,
1/4/2018 Smile Monokusmile,
1/3/2018 winter blues Monokuwinter,
1/2/2018 Moonscape Sonnetmoon,
12/30/2017 Sweet Bliss - Collaboration with Brenda Chiri Rhymefire,magic,
12/26/2017 10 Lines Five Words Rhymeautumn,tree,

My Photos

Fav Poems

In Strangler's Wood Rhymedeath,
A Marriage of Seasons Pantoumdance,farewell,silver,
September Terzanellenature,sad,sun,time,
A Place Rhymelife,dark,dark,daffodils,
Inside the Garret Sonnetsad,
In the Sun's Last Glow Quintain (English)heart,lost love,may,red,
The Lost Free versefaith,hope,inspirational,
Alone Without Light Coupletlife
Love Passing By Rhymelove,love,pride,
Checked Free versepeople,social,urban,may,
Moving on Sonnetdance,life,
A Pregnant Lass Rhymepeople,society,
He Tickled Her Pink Limerickfunny,romance,
To a rose Odetribute,sweet,flower,flow
A River flows Free verseimagination,dream,dream,r
Winter Free versedeath,loss,sad,,Lullaby,
Resurrection Free versefaith,
A Dryad's Tale Rhymeday,fantasy,me,tree,
Delusion Rhymemoon,moon,
The Poet Rhymelife,words,
Down Fall Italian Sonnetbeautiful,miracle,nature,
A Poet's Happy Hallucination Sonnetfantasy,
In the Springtime Free verseeaster,happy,life,spring,
- Just A Kiss - Verseromantic,kiss,
Flower Girls Coupletdaughter,easter,little si
Indian Ink Dramatic Verseabuse,autumn,death,deep,f
Where the Wind Blows Quatrainwind,
The Shape of Death Versedeath,mother,mystery,univ
The Raindrop Coupletnature,rain,
Beneath The Copper Trees Terzanellefantasy,trust,
Own Small Comforts Rhymeemotions,nature,
Her Requiem Rhymedeath,faith,mother,
The Misfit Terza Rimamen,nature,
Eskimo Nell and the Door Repair Man I do not know?humorous,
Long Highway Trioletlife,
At Summer's End Kyrielleautumn,
trust the system ABCage,america,baptism,class
The Butterfly You Cannot See Free verseintrospection,life,
The Dream Rhymeuplifting,
Gentle Summer Rain Sonnetbeauty,care,creation,imag
Friendship Rhymebeauty,earth,friendship,h
A Season's Dance Rhymeseasons,
Was This Poem Written Yet Alliteration 
A Season's Dance Rhymedance,love,seasons,
The Winter of My Tears Kyriellesad,seasons,
'Twisted Segments' Free versefriendship,life,
Winter Night Tankanature,winter,writing,
Goodbye Old Friends Sonnetholiday,me,
Redneck Santa Rhymechristmas,parody,
In Winter's Dusk Trioletme,winter,
The Phantom Horse Quatrainwar,
The Magical Forest Free verseenvironment,visionary,
Beautiful Day Free verseseasons,
A Most Inspired Guest Rhymenature,
The Mermaid and the Moon Narrativeimagination,love,moon,sea
Rhythmic Perfection (anapestic trimeter) Rhymeimagination,on writing an
Star Child Light Versebeauty,universe,
Inspired by Gaia Haibunearth,nature,sky,spiritua
African Dawn Rhymelife,nature,places
Song For My Love, My Sweet Ottava rimapassionheart,heart,
Grandpa Coupletchildhood,loss,sadold,chi
Evening Dew Rhymenature,
The Image of You Tankalove,me,me,
Yesterdays Free verseangst,
The Moth Free versebeauty,
Revelation in the Rain Coupletlost love,
Ode to Autumn Sonnetautumn,beauty,moon,nature
TO THE FLOWER Free versebeauty,environment,flower
I Can't Breathe Free verseabuse,bullying,color,disc
LOVE'S CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES Light Verselove,science,
Uncharted Waters Rhymeappreciation,longing,love
My Dance Partners - Visual 2 Sijodance,longing,moon,nature
To Dance The Night Away Sijodance,
He walks alone Sonnetfeelings,loneliness,lonel
Tell It To The Rain Rhymehurt,rain,sad,
My Dancing Love Free versedance,passion,sexy,
God's already there I do not know?inspirational,
When I Refused to Ride with Death Quatraindeath,parody,
SEASONS GRACE Sonnetbeauty,life,nature,season
Where Your Eyes Shine I Want To Lie Down Free verselove,
FORGOTTEN OLD HEADSTONES Dramatic Versegrave,introspection,
Door to Nowhere Free verseallegory,french,humanity,
Misunderstood Rhymedeep,feelings,
ONE YEAR LATER Quatrainchristmas,dog,funny,
A Cathartic Weave Of Three Free versebreak up,celebration,devo
Winter's Afterglow Collaboration with Mystic Rose Sonnetdaffodils,spring,
Blue Wings Sonnetbirth,butterfly,change,li
Hillside Stream in Early March Free versemarch,mountains,nature,ri
Come to Jesus as You Are Rhymechristian,forgiveness,jes
May's Shy Kiss Personificationmorning,nature,
Unmoored - God Knows Where I Am Rhymemental illness,
When Her Roses Bloom Romanticismlost love,rose,
This Sweet Day Free verseappreciation,feelings,fri
APOLOGIES ARE NECESSARY Quatrainfamily,forgiveness,friend
- A Lyrical Ballad - Lyricautumn,beauty,color,
I live with how my heart sings Tankaheart,love,
Simple Things Rhymeappreciation,care,friend,
Everything you give to me Free verseappreciation,friend,givin
Autumn Romance Terzanelleautumn,romance,
Eternal Love Rhymelove,sunset,

Fav Poets

Terry O'Leary France Flag France Read
Dineen Williams Gault United States Flag United States Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
Pandita Sanchez United States Flag United States Read
JAN ALLISON Isle Of Man Flag Isle Of Man Read
Shadow Hamilton United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Sunshine Smile Norway Flag Norway Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Poet Destroyer A United States Flag United States Read
Maurice Yvonne Canada Flag Canada Read
Kim van Breda United States Flag United States Read
Sandra Haight United States Flag United States Read
Dr. Upma A. Sharma India Flag India Read
Moon Flower Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Kelly Deschler United States Flag United States Read
Teppo Gren Finland Flag Finland Read
Paul Callus Malta Flag Malta Read
Becca Teagan United States Flag United States Read
Modupe Sefunmi Nigeria Flag Nigeria Read
Elaine George Canada Flag Canada Read
Judy Ball Canada Flag Canada Read
Jeannie Minor United States Flag United States Read
Heidi Sands United States Flag United States Read
Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Upeksha Perera Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka Read
Maria Williams Australia Flag Australia Read
Jeremy Smith United States Flag United States Read
NAYANIKA DEY India Flag India Read
Susan Ashley United States Flag United States Read
Donna Jones United States Flag United States Read
Wendy Nipas Suriname Flag Suriname Read
Melissa Tracy United States Flag United States Read
Chris Hagy United States Flag United States Read
Gail Foster United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Brenda Chiri United States Flag United States Read
PATRICIA CRESSWELL Canada Flag Canada Read
stephanie warrillow United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read