I Was Once The Greatest (limerick)

Each compliment this beauty shed

Sent waves of delight through my head

My future turned sunny

With dreams of this honey

Until all my money was bled


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writinglover 3 years ago from Lost...In Poetry

Ha! A money leecher! I know a few of those, unfortunately. Voted this cute limerick up!


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Martin, but what a way to go!...money well spent?...:)


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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

Oh dear!


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

Stiff price to pay. LOL


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Gotta watch out for those gold diggers!


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Great words and gets me thinking.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Great laugh from this one.

Got to watch out for those pretty young things.

The young ones want your money.

The old ones want your medical insurance! LOL

It's just give, give, give!!

DJ.


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Oh well !!!


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MarleneB 3 years ago from Northern California, USA

Hahahaha! Well, it looks like more honey = less money.


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drbj 3 years ago from south Florida

She looks kinda purty

And she sure is flirty.

But truth be told,

She's just after your gold!


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cat on a soapbox 3 years ago from Los Angeles

Hah! a good gold digger will leave you feeling that it was money well spent- hopefully the case!


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Tonipet 3 years ago from The City of Generals

Uh-uh... this is funny but true. Therefore, beware of beauty, lol. Good evening, Martin.


Poetic Fool 3 years ago

Ah, beautiful women! You can't trust 'em! Just kidding, of course! Cute limerick! Thanks for sharing it.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

And THAT can happen, more often than not.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

If only ladies like this wanted love more than money.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Lol, can't tell if that is lucky or unlucky.


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Ain't that the truth?


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FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

But they were really using each other, right?

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