I Did Ask For Some Change (limerick)

As beggar I asked man for change

For a long while he looked at me strange

But as he’d proceed

I shouted no need

As my clothing he’d rearrange

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drbj 3 years ago from south Florida

The poor guy's request was terrific

But obviously just not specific.


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

I guess a better choice of words is in order, eh?


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btrbell 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

lol! Thank you for a laugh to start my day with!


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

hahaha yes, choosing one's words carefully does truly help!


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Awesome and funny !


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

What a meanie!


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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

Heee - hmmm - a lesson - be careful what you ask for eh?


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Some people are never satisfied..Funny.


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frogyfish 3 years ago from Central United States of America

Glad he didn't get to re-arrange your clothing...and sad you didn't get the asked for coins. A funny scene....a well described happening!


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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

Ha ha ha! Well, better to rearrange your clothes than your face? lol... I guess I wouldn't take any chances, either way :D Funny!


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Should have picked his words more carefully.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Be careful who you ask for money.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

There are two sides to every coin...


picklesandrufus 3 years ago

been a while since I have been on hubpages. Looked for your limericks first thing! thanks for the laugh

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