The Ballad Of The Poor Sailor (limerick)

Come hearken to poor sailor’s tale

Whose mate’s senses never did fail

As sleep he was shedding

And morning was spreading

He found his ship heading for sale

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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

Very clever play on words! Voted up!

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Some people can sleep through anything...

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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

You are the master if limericks! I always look forward to the last line.

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eHealer 4 years ago from Las Vegas

LOL, for sale, very clever and funny. Thanks for the laugh! Voted funny.

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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania


ROFL, awesome! :)

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Freya Cesare 4 years ago from Borneo Island, Indonesia

hahaha. poor sailor

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Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

LOL! I love it! FOR SALE!

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mizjo 4 years ago from New York City, NY

Not along with the whole staff!!

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PHILLYDREAMER 4 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

It's sad when a sailor loses his ship. Money makes the world go round.

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tobusiness 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Never mind a ship out of water, but a sailor without a ship? poor confused chap.

Love the image.

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Julie DeNeen 4 years ago from Clinton CT

you are just a clever one huh?

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Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

Very clever! lol! loved it, thanks for the smile!

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

HaHa, Love it...

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shara63 4 years ago from Delhi

very funny ! ...thanks for the laugh!

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unknown spy 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

Thanks for the smiles and giggles. Love it!

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myownlife 4 years ago from london

Greater and cleverly expressed.

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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Oops - looks like someones in some trouble.

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