Graduation Day (limerick)

At son’s graduation I cried

Now whole high school heard father’s pride

Oh sure I took jeers

And laughter of peers

The fifty long years that he tried

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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

LOl...very good!

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Crystal Tatum 3 years ago from Georgia


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Nellieanna 3 years ago from TEXAS

hehe! Clever!

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kj force 3 years ago from Florida

Mhatter99...Loved the limerick....very creative...

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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

ooohh - this is different - uplifting and sad

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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

He did it! Gotta keep trying.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

And they say that older folks can't learn!

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James-wolve 3 years ago from Morocco

Learning must be from cradle to grave:)..Amazing and smart!

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drbj 3 years ago from south Florida

He may have been the oldest graduate ever,

But, dear Martin, it is better late than never.

This was funnnneeeee!

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DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Too funny.....Whatever it takes to get the job done!

You are the master of limericks!

Great Job!

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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States

I hope the peers and the chanters of jeers can each say that a father accomplished such a task and met his challenges. Now it is time for the fellow to take on the world and make some major improvements. Your pal, whonu

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breakfastpop 3 years ago

Better late than never!

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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

Better late than never....I s'pose.

Leaving your little place here smiling :)

Angels are on the way to you this afternoon. ps

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Joanne M Olivieri 3 years ago

I LOVE it !

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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Brilliant and voted up as always.!!!!!!

Enjoy your day.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Shoot, I 'bout busted a gut on this one!

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

HaHa, Good for him..Yea..

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

For some it just takes longer.

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Vellur 3 years ago from Dubai

HoHo fifty long years!! He still finished.

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beingwell 3 years ago from Bangkok

It's the journey; not the destination, right? Voting up!

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