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Limericks XXXII
by Regis Auffray

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Yes that is me and I did drive a 1966 AMC Rambler Rogue... :) ...I was a student at the time so of course, I did not buy the car new. But, you can still try and guess my age if you want to. Lol!!!

Tale of a Rogue... ...and much more
When young I drove a Rambler Rogue,
Its fine engine spoke with a brogue.
The seats were flexible,
And quite convertible,
In those days they were quite in vogue.
There once was a gal from Rosedale,
In Hope Slough she said she’d seen a whale.
She was not believed,
Until folks perceived,
It was clear the whale was Uncle Dale.

When I lived in the town of Guelph,
I once took a book off the shelf.
There before my eyes,
Much to my surprise,
Stood a nude and hairy blue elf.

There once was a lady from Rangoon,
Who wanted to swim in the lagoon.
She powdered her nose,
And took off her clothes,
Then jumped in and swam like a loon.

There once was a gal named Daris,
Who wanted to go to Paris.
The men there she said,
Were the best in bed,
So she went to Paris and wed Harris.

There once was a fellow from Hull,
Who had little hair on his skull.
His cranium was shiny,
And when out on the briny,
It was the perfect place for a gull.

There once was fellow named Curt,
Who loved to wear a mini skirt.
Though his legs were hairy,
It made him merry,
And attracted a fellow named Bert.

There once was a lady from Kent,
Who had no money for rent.
When her landlord insisted,
She strongly resisted,
And did not give him a red cent.

There once was a gal named Callie,
Who lived in the Fraser Valley.
She grew weary of rain,
So she and her friend Jane,
Took a plane and now live in Bali.

There once was a fellow named Bob,
Who was fond of corn on the cob.
He ate it with butter,
It made his heart flutter,
He even consumed it on the job.

© Copyright 2012 Regis Auffray









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Reviewed by lois christensen 8/22/2014
Love that photo of that dashing young fellow!
Reviewed by Dark Knight 5/22/2013
my Father used to do Limericks when I was a boy--reading this made me think of him...thank you for writing this
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 1/12/2013
Limericks very clever,
Something I could do never.
If I were to try
I probably would die,
But who wants to live forever.

I had a 65&1/2 Mustang fastback in college. It left me sitting one time too many and I sold it for 100 bucks........Sure wish I'd kept it, but who knew?

Reviewed by Tom Hyland 7/22/2012


Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 5/3/2012
i see i am not the only rogue on authors den! enjoyed the limericks
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 4/23/2012
:) love the limericks, aye I agree a handsome young devil man... Loved your poem. My first car was a 1969 Dodge Dart, bench seats and I was so proud of it! I used to write limericks in junior high, it was my first introduction to poetry. Now you have inspired me to write more in addition to what I have already written. Thank you
Reviewed by Kenny Baez 4/13/2012
Handsome devil when young, Reg! These limericks of yours are funny and very visual.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 3/28/2012
convertible seats for a teen, what a boon! when you were tired, a place to nap, ahem? the "lady from Rangoon" that swam naked like a loon, Audubon activity was undoubtedly high in the area of the lagoon? love the old pic of you and the other Rogue. did it have bald tires? thanks for creating this entertainment and sharing it with us. I wish you peace and love my dear friend, Jon Michael
Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 3/26/2012
smiles these are great Regis
Reviewed by Lena Kovadlo 3/18/2012
I guess I don't know how to read limericks lol because every time I read them the flow seems off and that ruins the enjoyment for me... But limericks are meant to be fun and you certainly have fun with them. Thanks for sharing.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 3/18/2012
You always make me smile with you poetry. Look at all that hair! But you're still handsome without it!
Reviewed by Muhammad Al Mahdi 3/14/2012
Again, so lovely, hilarious and brilliantly witty in (very many) places!
I guess the photo was taken at age 20 and a couple of days. (?) :)
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 3/9/2012
Thanks, Regis, for making me laugh tonight...loved the fun and the picture of you and car as well! (those were the days!)

Reviewed by Amor Sabor 3/8/2012
it seemed to me after reading your ditty
that you have excelled as I find it a pity
that I work hard to write
anything quite as light
as what you do while being so witty
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 3/4/2012
Ahh . . . Authors Den's limerick king has struck once again with his witty, nonsensical verses about the makings of his limerick people. Well done, Sir!
Reviewed by Rozzy Diouf 3/3/2012
"He even consumed corn on the job?" haaaahaaa! Regis its after midnight i needed this. You're the indisputable King of Limmericks! so smooth and hilariously funny. Waiting for more. Thanks!
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 3/2/2012
You've become so adept at this style, Regis. I can see these poems have become more complex, too, as you've had to challenge yourself again and again to be more creative than the last time. Well done. Enjoyed the 1rst one especially because it allowed us a glimpse back in time. Hugs,
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 3/2/2012
love the pic, regis! ah, those fleeting days of yore- used cars,
part time jobs, student life, high hopes, long hair!!!
nicely done humor, as always,
be well, poet,
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/29/2012
my goodness you sure do get around;-) you look about 17 in that pic,would never guess it is you!;-)You're still handsome so don't worry...hehehe'

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/29/2012
There once was a young man named Reg,
Reg drove himself an AMC Rogue,
At the time that car was in vogue,
Off the road he ran it, into a hedge,
He couldn't tell his dad,
So into a valley he pushed it over a ledge,
Never again was it seen, crushed it was into a wedge...e
Reviewed by Inspire Hope 2/28/2012
Thanks Regis. You have done it again.....Much appreciated and well done ! Love your picture too....:)Be encouraged and continue to be
a Blessing to so many !
Reviewed by JMS Bell 2/28/2012
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 2/27/2012
thanks for sharing the pic, the poem, this was great....yes, 17 and stunning. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 2/27/2012
I also vote for 17!!! You sooooooooo remind me of an old schoolfriend in this photo, Regis, it's adorable... And no, he's not the guy from Hull!!!!!! LOL!! Do tell if we're right! Great laughs as usual and love that sexy Rogue brogue! :)) xx
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 2/27/2012
The Hulls in my family have nary a bald spottieo except for me own daddy with one on the top of his heady.

I once thought of buying an AMC Matador, jacking it up in the back, so that the fastback would be almost flat, and then add some mags and beef up the engine so that I would have a rather unique muscle car. Didn't do it. Now, a car like that will go for a hundred grand.

And I forgot about the seat folding down and no gear shift to get hung up on.

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/27/2012
I think I have seen the blue Elf :-) enjoyed reading :-)
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 2/27/2012
As always, enjoyed every one of these, Regis!!!! Loved the pic too!

Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 2/26/2012
Driver of a Rambler Rogue who now
writes limericks named Regis...I
enjoyed reading from my backseat!!

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Micki Peluso 2/26/2012
Thanks, Regis, you were overdue for a limerick. This was great as always!


Reviewed by Laurel Lamperd 2/26/2012
What great limbericks, Regis. congratulations. Thanks for reading my poem.
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 2/26/2012

Very humorous, enjoyed very much. Loved your hair back then.

Reviewed by J Howard 2/26/2012
i am with Jimmy...17...what a wonderful time experiencing life a that car? hot girls? i smiled all the way thru your work!
Reviewed by richard cederberg 2/26/2012
Enjoyed this Regis; we change don't we? richard
Reviewed by Laura Fall 2/26/2012
Truly delightful poetry as always and cool looking car Laura
Reviewed by jude forese 2/26/2012
cool car ... i had the same car for one summer before i bought my 67 GTO ... but mine was barely running ... at least it keep me going through the summer even though the radiator was always overheating ...

the years go by quick ... keep up your humorous state of mind, incorporating you smooth ease of recall ...
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 2/26/2012
I'd say your around 17! :) I had me a baby blue with white interior Mercury Zephyr! Your tales are magnificient, Reg! Enjoyed, everyone! :)

Love and Peace~
Reviewed by Paul Berube 2/26/2012
Another great write, Regis. Well done.
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 2/25/2012
wowwww....great amusing ones all of themm...what a treat over my cuppa tea :) thanks a lottt....and the pic's just...great with a wonder car ...age around 19 or so ? Right !??? :))
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 2/25/2012
...hilariously conceived, nobly executed
wrought with ridiculous care
taking us here, there, everywhere
full of rhythm and rhyme so sublime
makes me want to read em all the time!!!
Your limericks are the real deal! Good job, Regis.
Reviewed by Joy Hale 2/25/2012
I always love your limericks... they never disappoint and are always a treat for the eyes and a laugh for the soul! The handsome young man by the Rambler Rogue? Perhaps he is 16 to 18 years of age. How close did I come? Really enjoyed this. Regis.

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Morgan McFinn 2/25/2012

All very amusing, as usual. Think I met that lady from Rangoon and, you're right, she was a loon.
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 2/25/2012
Another page full of clever fun, thanks for the smiles, Reg.
Take care,
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 2/25/2012
Handsome rogue of vogue. Oh, that's the Rambler. Love the hairstyle.
A fantastic array of delightful quotes. smiling !
Lady Mary Ann
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