The Car Accident (limerick)

Remember the car accident

And all of the hours we spent

Beneath doctor’s care

In hopes to prepare

To find out what parenthood meant


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

well this one made me cry.. so sad. being a parent I prayed a lot when my sons started driving.. and the day my son had a wreck I thought I was going to go crazy. He totaled the car but he was fine but it could have been bad.

hugs from Tennessee

Debbie


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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

You threw me a curve this time; didn't see this coming at all. A serious limerick? Good job my friend!


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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

You are a real genius!


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Mh -

Can't go along with the rest of the comments. I see humor, with the accident being made in the back seat. Perhaps, I'm wrong, but there were many such accidents when backseats were used for more than just sitting. : ) Loved it!


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phoenix2327 4 years ago from United Kingdom

I agree with Rich on this one. That was the first thing I thought of too. I guess this limerick works on a few levels. Good stuff.


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lrc7815 4 years ago from Central Virginia

lol...I don't know what I read. This one is multi-faceted for sure. Whether the accident happened in the back seat or on the highway, it still made me giggle. Maybe I'm just warped.


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

Sorry, I'm not revealing the secret of this limerick.


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lrc7815 4 years ago from Central Virginia

I had a feeling you might say that. lol


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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Not sure this one is fully registering with me. I can not unravel the riddle!

I guess you did well keeping this idiot (me) in suspense!


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btrbell 4 years ago from Mesa, AZ

And I agree with all of the above! I'm not sure...happy or sad, funny or ironic. I just know that it keeps me on my toes and looking forward to more!


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picklesandrufus 4 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

were you making whoppie in the back seat!??


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

I had to read it twice, I didn't get it, then i saw the meaning, ( I think ) I'm not about to divulge the meaning in case I didn't get it...HaHee


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Clever real clever. Reminds me of Meatloaf and Love by the Dashboard Light.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 4 years ago from Sunny Florida

Short and right to the point. I loved it. It brought back memories of when my daughters first started driving. Then I began to think that maybe it wasn't a car accident as much as a back seat accident. Either way it's great.


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

hahaha!! very clever Mhatter! the best!


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ImKarn23 4 years ago

lol..

You don't tell us the end result of that car 'accident'..

was it happy - or - were lawyers involved..

lol

cute


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Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

OK - This one made my afternoon. I dept thinking of the movie "Christine" when I saw the picture. Totally unexpected ending! Ha!


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moonlake 4 years ago from America

Enjoyed this and enjoyed reading all the comments trying to figure this out. I have to go with serious, hospitals, doctors coming out to talk.


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Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

Interesting twist! Just loved it!


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PHILLYDREAMER 4 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

Those are the kinds of car accidents that can be blessings in disguise.

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