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#31 jim palmer

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Posted 19 October 2014 - 22:22

It was a big policewoman in Trafalgar Sq., all she had to do was walk up to where I was stuck in a traffic jam and bellow "You went through a red light"

What could I do but say "fair cop"!

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#32 Misterioso

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 19:19

It's sadly just as I feared -

The poets have all disappeared.

No-one's written an ode

In limerick mode,

Then bowed, while the forumites cheered.

 

They've all upped and gone right away,

Their instruments they've gone to play.

But it's better to write

In black and in white,

Than play your sonatas today.

 

It's no use being alone

And composing an ode on your own.  :crying:  

Come, join me again;

I'll lend you a pen,

And together, our poems we'll hone.....

  

 

...if there's anyone else, that is?  :huh:

 

 

We could change the rules, maybe,

And entry is perfectly free.

As long as the game

Has a musical aim

And is always in the right key.  :)


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#33 hummingbird

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 19:58

Our Hebrides lass is most clever

To ask that we all join together.

Let's make up some odes

To go with our modes

And forget about t'orrible weather.


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#34 fsharpminor

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 20:10

There was a young lady from Crewe

Who needed to catch the 2.2

Said the porter 'dont hurry

Or scurry or flurry

Its a minute or two to 2.2'


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#35 fsharpminor

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 20:14

Ah I realised we were trying to write a limerick about the person above us, like polkadot did, so I must write one about her.

 

There was a young lassie from Leeds,

Who swallowed a packet of seeds

Tufts of grass 

Sprouted out of her  ???

And her head was covered with weeds.


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Posted 26 January 2016 - 23:02

If you give them a piece in three sharps

They will sit with mouths open like carps

Just think "Father Christmas Gave"...

(That ol' Empty Box to our Dave)

Well, it's harder for trumpets than harps.


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#37 Misterioso

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Posted 29 January 2016 - 17:21

A dynamic presence is she

On our boards as oft' as can be;

She's the same name, I fear

As this forumite here,

But the difference is - this one's wee!


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Posted 29 January 2016 - 18:14

A lady there was from the Isles.

To go there is miles and miles,

She plays on the fiddle

Stuff like 'Hey diddle diddle'

Then her face pervades with smiles


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#39 DaisyChain2

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Posted 29 January 2016 - 20:11

Fsharpminor has been known to be lax

When reading a thread about SAX

I wonder if he

Should go off and see
The good folks who could give him new specs! 


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Posted 29 January 2016 - 21:09

Fsharpminor has been known to be lax

When reading a thread about SAX

I wonder if he

Should go off and see
The good folks who could give him new specs! 

How does specs rhyme with lax and sax ?


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Posted 29 January 2016 - 21:17

A chap known as fsharpish-minor
Played Chopin aboard a cruise liner
How people did stare
At his musical flair!
They'd never heard anything finer.
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Posted 31 January 2016 - 17:50

I think the last limericker before Witzend was Daisy Chain, who seems to have been accidentally omitted:-

 

The piano she taught to a child

Who was really terribly wild;

"Now then", she'd explain

To the child (a pain)

"You don't want to see me get riled!"  :muahaha:


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Posted 14 February 2016 - 15:16

I have never written a limerick before, and I am unsure if it is a limerick, but here goes:

 

Oh, you are a clever bunch

Writing limericks full of punch.

How I long to write like you:

Melodious harmonies - that will do.

Dream on......it's time for lunch!


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Posted 14 February 2016 - 15:34

Well done to Paola the poet

She's good - now all of us know it.

Her verse rhymed so well

And her meter was 'swell'

I really wish I had wrote it!


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Posted 14 February 2016 - 15:52

A sharp polkadot lady, I see

Whose flair is obvious to me.

To make up a rhyme

In presto time -

And now.....it's time for tea!


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