The Dark Unknown (limerick)

Three search parties all share his curse

The lost unknown they now traverse

What darkness they crossed

Abandoning cost

To find husband lost in wife’s purse

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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

Do not go near it! Final warning! LOL

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shanmarie 3 years ago from Texas

Well, I knew there was a reason I don't own a purse!

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ladydeonne 3 years ago from Florence, SC

You are totally mad! I love it!

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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

Ha ha... I definitely know this, but what misery for the husband, 'not finding it' is not an option! :D

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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Amazing thoughts here

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Forbidden territory! haha

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Michele Travis 3 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

Lol! Love it! When my husband wants something from my purse, he brings it over to me. If I ask him to find something for me, he will look and can't find it. It takes me a couple of seconds. But, I do need to clean it out now and then.

Loved this!

Voted up.

Miss your poems.

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Going into a woman's purse is a no-no (and can be embarrasing, too!).

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drbj 3 years ago from south Florida

Love your limerick, Martin, here is my two-liner response:

Man who search in his wife's purse,

Will soon need doctor and a nurse.

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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Martin you little rascal stay out of woman's purses .

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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

Oh my! Great one.

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Always a no no..Funny.

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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Good one!

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Nancy Owens 3 years ago from USA

I am new to poetry and limericks. What does the last line mean? Lost in the purse?

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Always leave them smiling.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

I could really see that happening.

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