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A Few Limericks
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks

Thursday, March 10, 2005
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...a prelude to St. Paddy's Day

MISCELLANEA

 

 

There was a sprite lass from Briton

who wore T-shirts that were tight on;

she’d often display

a snug bustier

and thus cause most folks to frighten.

 

 

While treading the road to Cottsworth

I met a young man with great mirth

his laugh was so merry

I wanted to tarry

but was put off by his broad girth

 

 

He walked on the streets of Dublin

through Temple Bar, it isn’t a sin;

then he stopped at a pub,

and that was the rub

as he filled up with stout and gin.

 

 

There was a large gaggle of geese

who became Lord of the Manor’s feast -

with jams and jellies

they’d float on their bellies

and filled every man to the least.

 

 

‘Tis said it can rain cats and dogs

but in water I see only frogs

Don’t be an agitator

you might run into a ‘gator,

as oft’ you can’t tell one from the logs.

 

 

 

POOR MOLLY

 

‘Tis in Dublin’s fair city she would cry

hoping one and all would come buy

her cockles and muscles

sadly all was a tussle -

uncleanliness caused her to die.

 

 


ST. PAT AND THE SNAKES*


There once was a Saint name of Patrick
who ran all the snakes from the attic
He didn’t stop there
‘til the land it was bare
of the snakes, now we celebrate Patrick!


*The snakes were more than likely paganism that St. Pat eliminated

from Ireland.

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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 3/30/2005
Micke,

I love limericks, and your's are exceptionally funny ... excellent!!


Best to you,

Robert
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/18/2005
i often wondered if the snakes were symbolic or real
Reviewed by Jo Janoski 3/14/2005
Aye, and it's a smile ya bring to ma face!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/11/2005
I love limericks and haven't seen any for some time. Thank you for sharing these, Jackie. Love and peace to you. Regis

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/11/2005
nice tribute to st. paddy's day, jackie; so nice to see you back here! you've been missed! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your tx. friend, karen lynn. :)

st. paddy's day isn't so happy for me; i lost my mother on march 17, 1990; she was not quite sixty when she died. i still miss her now. the pain is a lot less, but i can never forget; i will always remember my mother! :(
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/10/2005
A Fine Prelude to St. Paddy's Day, Jackie!
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 3/10/2005
Yes this was a fine set of limericks me boy and a wee bit of luck of the Irish to ya.
Reviewed by Leysa Lowery 3/10/2005
I always enjoy limericks and these were no exception. Fun and well done!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/10/2005
Hi Micke, A great gaggle of limericks!;-) this was a delight, your trip to Ireland helped you make them authentic;-)Happy St Paddys Day!
love
eileen



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