A Haiku & A Limerick

A Haiku - Family At Home Evening

Without them I'd die.

Family is my anchor.

Sure can spare one night.

Cold house but warm hearts.


Family Limericks (different but similar):

There once was a family of seven,

All of whom planned on going to Heaven.

When faced with fair weather,

They couldn't sit together.

They'd rise and spread 'til eleven.

I'd like you to see

My parents, sibling, those three.

For parties and fun

Those three act as one.

With total disregard for me.

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What is your idea of "Family"?

It was hard to slow them all down long enough for this photo!
It was hard to slow them all down long enough for this photo! | Source

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Perspycacious 2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

Thanks for reading, commenting, and scoring.

May your home be a home of warm hearts, pleasant laughter, and righteous endeavors.

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jhamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

Great limerick and Haiku, a bonus of both! What a large family, I can imagine it gets hectic. Jamie

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annart 2 years ago from SW England

Great to have such a large family. It depends what 'family' means to you, I suppose, as many regard friends and 'adopted' members as family too, which is great.

My family is quite small but close-knit and we love being together. It's growing though with 4 grandchildren to date. I'm sure there'll be more!

This is a lovely lighthearted look at family life.


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rebeccamealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

Fun limerick. You are SO good at this!

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James-wolve 2 years ago from Morocco

I am stunned. I loved your pearls. Very nicely written. Keep up the outstanding work.Voted up !

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btrbell 2 years ago from Mesa, AZ

Fun, funny and a beautiful family! Thank you for sharing.

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always exploring 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

now i have the urge to write a haiku, it's been some time since i wrote one and i really enjoy them. The family, cute and they all look so happy. Loved it. Thank you...

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Perspycacious 2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

jhamann - 5 children and 17 grandchildren with one more hoped for soon. Count heads in the photo and you will see that times could be even more fun, when we get all the crowd together at one time.

annart - Glad you found some gladness in this one, and in family gatherings in general.

rebeccamealey - Put that keyboard to work and let's add another limerick.

James-wolve - I'll keep up the writing, if you and others will keep up the reading!

btrbell - Your thanks was reading this one. You're welcome.

always exploring - Did you write that haiku, or limerick yet? I'm waiting, along with the rest of your public.

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