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The Dark Unknown (limerick)

Updated on June 25, 2013

Three search parties all share his curse

The lost unknown they now traverse

What darkness they crossed

Abandoning cost

To find husband lost in wife’s purse


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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      I could really see that happening.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Always leave them smiling.

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      Nancy Owens 4 years ago from USA

      I am new to poetry and limericks. What does the last line mean? Lost in the purse?

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      Victor W. Kwok 4 years ago from Hawaii

      Good one!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Always a no no..Funny.

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

      Oh my! Great one.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Martin you little rascal stay out of woman's purses .

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      drbj and sherry 4 years ago from south Florida

      Love your limerick, Martin, here is my two-liner response:

      Man who search in his wife's purse,

      Will soon need doctor and a nurse.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Going into a woman's purse is a no-no (and can be embarrasing, too!).

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      Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

      Lol! Love it! When my husband wants something from my purse, he brings it over to me. If I ask him to find something for me, he will look and can't find it. It takes me a couple of seconds. But, I do need to clean it out now and then.

      Loved this!

      Voted up.

      Miss your poems.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Forbidden territory! haha

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Amazing thoughts here

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      Cat 4 years ago from New York

      Ha ha... I definitely know this, but what misery for the husband, 'not finding it' is not an option! :D

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      Deonne Anderson 4 years ago from Florence, SC

      You are totally mad! I love it!

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      shanmarie 4 years ago

      Well, I knew there was a reason I don't own a purse!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Do not go near it! Final warning! LOL