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The Sinner’s Prayer (limerick)

Updated on June 19, 2013

On Sunday the sinner did pray

“Oh Lord please take my sins away”

Then source of delight

Came into his sight

“Except those that might ease my day”


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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      LOL! Always appreciative of the laughs your limericks provide.

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      picklesandrufus 4 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      Oh well, he started out on a good foot:)

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Martin. so true so true.. lol



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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago


      i may be a sinner, but - i ain't no hypocrite!

      too funny, M..

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Loved this.

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      Valleypoet 4 years ago

      You are forgiven!...LOL :-))

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      Genna East 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Lol. Perfect, Martin! :-)

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      IAmForbidden 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      geez that was excellent.

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      Girish puri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      Wonderful limerick. as usual, god bless.

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      Eric T. Shortridge 4 years ago from MidWest

      haha... isn't that the truth... good stuff... I'm sure a preacher could use this and base an entire sermon on it :)

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Amazing how we can always adjust that just a tad in order to suit us.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Funny, He tried..huh?

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      Linda Crist 4 years ago from Central Virginia

      Just like my luck What a picture. Another great one for giggles.

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      ahorseback 4 years ago

      Man that woman in the picture looks dangerous !

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      Jim Higgins 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      Well, we have to be selective, don't we? Up!

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Funny and true!

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      ahorseback 4 years ago

      Love this one ...short and to the point . Nice photo , if only women knew what they do ! Oh yeaaa , they do !

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

      Sounds like typical thinking and funny.

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      Ghost32 4 years ago

      Best limerick I've read in a lo-o-ong time!

      Ditto on the Vote U & A....

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      LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Haha....... Martin, you do keep us on our toes! Very interesting!! ;)

      Voting up and awesome.....

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      elle64 4 years ago from Scandinavia

      I think a bit of sinning ,does make the life worth living!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Extremely practical in my opinion. :) Thanks for the laugh!