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A Lot Like Limericks - for Men Unlucky in Love
After discovering the joy of haiku and dabbling in other types of poetry, I thought I would give Limerick Poetry a try. Before I started, I intended to do a little research into the history and rules. If I am going to attempt an art-form, I like to stay true to the traditional style for at least some of the time.
This is an assortment inspired by that interaction. Are they true Limericks? Maybe. Maybe not. All I know is they are fun. I will leave the study for another night.
A very wise writer once said
Good writing takes more than your head
Your hand must be slick
And terribly quick
To sow seeds not already said
Four For Men Unlucky in Love
Once a man very well-bred
Tried to woo a young lady to bed
"Lets go off to Tibet,
It's romantic, my pet!"
But he wound up in Bangkok instead!
The man tried with all of his might
To woo women all through the night
He thought ladies swooned
They thought him a loon
And held laughter with lips very tight
Good looks only get you so far
Perhaps the back seat of a car
To get farther than that,
your wallet must be fat
This girl will not lower the bar
For a joy ride he took the young lass
Far too soon he ran out of gas
To the station he walked
To her friends she did talk
Next invite for a trip she will pass