A Fly’s Tale (limerick)

I remember fly landing on nose

And piece of wood that my wife chose

My thoughts turned complex

As distance she checks

And what happened next heaven knows

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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

LOL...yes, but did she also get the fly?

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Funny.....Loved it..

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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States

Yep, I suppose you are writing this in "Ghostly Form". Ha--ha. whonu

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lovedoctor926 3 years ago

very funny!

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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

Oh my goodness gracious... too funny!

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shiningirisheyes 3 years ago from Upstate, New York

Ha ha ha! At least he was knocked out and didn't feel the pain!

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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

Wife was only trying to help - HA!

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

BAM . . . out go the lights!

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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Thanks for this funny limerick !

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Valleypoet 3 years ago

At least the fly didn't feel a thing...great picture! :-))

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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

Wham, Ouch and the fly flew.

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AliciaC 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

This is very amusing, Martin. The photo fits the limerick perfectly!

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Oh, dear! And what a great accompanying photos.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Painfully funny.

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ImKarn23 3 years ago

OMG...the PERFECT fly swatter!

Wish i'da thought of that a few times!

I am still giggling out loud, M!

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

I certainly hope that she didn't miss that fly!

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JayeWisdom 3 years ago from Deep South, USA

It is possible to laugh and cringe (in sympathy for the unlucky husband) simultaneously.

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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

What a perfect way to exact revenge on a spouse....a fly you say?..yea right. I really loved this one, wickedly funny. :))

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