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A Fly’s Tale (limerick)

Updated on January 30, 2015

I remember fly landing on nose

And piece of wood that my wife chose

My thoughts turned complex

As distance she checks

And what happened next heaven knows


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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      5 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      What a perfect way to exact revenge on a spouse....a fly you say?..yea right. I really loved this one, wickedly funny. :))

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      Jaye Denman 

      5 years ago from Deep South, USA

      It is possible to laugh and cringe (in sympathy for the unlucky husband) simultaneously.

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      I certainly hope that she didn't miss that fly!

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      Karen Silverman 

      5 years ago

      OMG...the PERFECT fly swatter!

      Wish i'da thought of that a few times!

      I am still giggling out loud, M!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Painfully funny.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Oh, dear! And what a great accompanying photos.

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      Linda Crampton 

      5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is very amusing, Martin. The photo fits the limerick perfectly!

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      travmaj 

      5 years ago from australia

      Wham, Ouch and the fly flew.

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      Valleypoet 

      5 years ago

      At least the fly didn't feel a thing...great picture! :-))

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      Thomas Silvia 

      5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Thanks for this funny limerick !

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      BAM . . . out go the lights!

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      wetnosedogs 

      5 years ago from Alabama

      Wife was only trying to help - HA!

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      5 years ago from Central Florida

      Ouch!

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Ha ha ha! At least he was knocked out and didn't feel the pain!

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      Cat 

      5 years ago from New York

      Oh my goodness gracious... too funny!

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      lovedoctor926 

      5 years ago

      very funny!

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      whonunuwho 

      5 years ago from United States

      Yep, I suppose you are writing this in "Ghostly Form". Ha--ha. whonu

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Funny.....Loved it..

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      Bill Holland 

      5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      LOL...yes, but did she also get the fly?

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