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I Was Once The Greatest (limerick)

Updated on August 7, 2013

Each compliment this beauty shed

Sent waves of delight through my head

My future turned sunny

With dreams of this honey

Until all my money was bled


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      FlourishAnyway 4 years ago from USA

      But they were really using each other, right?

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      Wayne Barrett 4 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Ain't that the truth?

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      Victor W. Kwok 4 years ago from Hawaii

      Lol, can't tell if that is lucky or unlucky.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      If only ladies like this wanted love more than money.

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      And THAT can happen, more often than not.

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      Poetic Fool 4 years ago

      Ah, beautiful women! You can't trust 'em! Just kidding, of course! Cute limerick! Thanks for sharing it.

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      Tonette Fornillos 4 years ago from The City of Generals

      Uh-uh... this is funny but true. Therefore, beware of beauty, lol. Good evening, Martin.

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      Catherine Tally 4 years ago from Los Angeles

      Hah! a good gold digger will leave you feeling that it was money well spent- hopefully the case!

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      drbj and sherry 4 years ago from south Florida

      She looks kinda purty

      And she sure is flirty.

      But truth be told,

      She's just after your gold!

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      Marlene Bertrand 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

      Hahahaha! Well, it looks like more honey = less money.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Oh well !!!

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      DJ Anderson 4 years ago

      Great laugh from this one.

      Got to watch out for those pretty young things.

      The young ones want your money.

      The old ones want your medical insurance! LOL

      It's just give, give, give!!

      DJ.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Great words and gets me thinking.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Gotta watch out for those gold diggers!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Stiff price to pay. LOL

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

      Oh dear!

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Martin, but what a way to go!...money well spent?...:)

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      Jennifer 4 years ago from Lost...In Video Games

      Ha! A money leecher! I know a few of those, unfortunately. Voted this cute limerick up!