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The Ballad Of The Poor Sailor (limerick)

Updated on July 19, 2012

Come hearken to poor sailor’s tale

Whose mate’s senses never did fail

As sleep he was shedding

And morning was spreading

He found his ship heading for sale


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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Oops - looks like someones in some trouble.

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      myownlife 5 years ago from london

      Greater and cleverly expressed.

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thanks for the smiles and giggles. Love it!

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      Farhat 5 years ago from Delhi

      very funny ! ...thanks for the laugh!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      HaHa, Love it...

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Very clever! lol! loved it, thanks for the smile!

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      Blurter of Indiscretions 5 years ago from Clinton CT

      you are just a clever one huh?

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Never mind a ship out of water, but a sailor without a ship? poor confused chap.

      Love the image.

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      Jose Velasquez 5 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

      It's sad when a sailor loses his ship. Money makes the world go round.

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      mizjo 5 years ago from New York City, NY

      Not along with the whole staff!!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      LOL! I love it! FOR SALE!

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      Freya Cesare 5 years ago from Borneo Island, Indonesia

      hahaha. poor sailor

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      Joshua Zerbini 5 years ago from Pennsylvania


      ROFL, awesome! :)

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      Deborah 5 years ago from Las Vegas

      LOL, for sale, very clever and funny. Thanks for the laugh! Voted funny.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      You are the master if limericks! I always look forward to the last line.

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      Deb Hirt 5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Some people can sleep through anything...

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      Ann1Az2 5 years ago from Orange, Texas

      Very clever play on words! Voted up!