ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Limerick - There Once Was A Man They Called Norman

Updated on July 15, 2012

It takes humility to properly accept defeat.

It takes courage to run for office.
It takes courage to run for office. | Source


There once was a man they called Norman,

Who wanted to be the Shop Foreman.

When the votes were all counted.

The campaign he had mounted,

Left him "Up a creek with no oar, man!"

_______

© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      oceansider 4 years ago

      I really like this limerick....it's so clever and it's funny too!

      Thank you for sharing....voting up!

    • Perspycacious profile image
      Author

      Demas W Jasper 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      oceansider: I'm glad it gave you a chuckle. Thanks for the visit

    • epigramman profile image

      epigramman 4 years ago

      ....nothing like a good old fashioned limerick from the greatest limerick writer who ever lived - you!!!

      and sending you warm wishes and good energy from lake erie time ontario canada 10:03pm

    • profile image

      joanwz 4 years ago

      You make me laugh. Thanks. Gets my day started off on the right foot.

    • Perspycacious profile image
      Author

      Demas W Jasper 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      epigramman: Cool wishes are preferred this time of the year when 80's, 90's, and 100's abound. I have a cousin with the right idea, sailing up Lake Michigan, then Lake Huron, and into Canada. Glad some of my Limericks give you a chuckle or two.

    • Perspycacious profile image
      Author

      Demas W Jasper 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      joanwz: I'm thankful for your visit and hope the left foot is going forward too.

    • MsDora profile image

      Dora Isaac Weithers 4 years ago from The Caribbean

      Cute and funny with a deep lesson inside. Some things are beyond our control. Thanks for sharing.

    • Perspycacious profile image
      Author

      Demas W Jasper 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      MsDora: Most things in life are beyond our control, that's why we trust in God to take care of everything else. Thanks for the View.

    • always exploring profile image

      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Funny, Great use of words..Hee

    • Perspycacious profile image
      Author

      Demas W Jasper 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      always exploring - Thanks for exploring to this neck of the HP woods!

    • Perspycacious profile image
      Author

      Demas W Jasper 2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      oceansider , always exploring , MsDora , joanwz, epigramman - It has been some time now, since this one went out into HubLand stirring its chuckle or two. Now, many limericks later, it's time for me to check and see who of you are still looking for a chuckle or two. Watch for my comments on your latest offerings here.

    Click to Rate This Article