Lights gleamed across the bay, just like all those years ago. I moored and hurried home. Light spilled out of the door, and there was my little girl, tall and frowning. “Daddy!” I went to hug her. She called again, turning back into the house: “DAD! There’s a man at the door!” (274 characters) Written … Continue reading Twittering Tale #58: a homecoming
As 2016's ending draws near I look back with regret, not good cheer, At the jobs left undone Or just barely begun But I'll turn the page with the New Year! Written - too late as usual - for Rashmi's weekly limerick challenge over at MindandLifeMattersBlog I haven't entered nearly as many of these weekly challenges … Continue reading The End: a limerick for 2016
This one is too late to enter Rashmi's challenge which she set last week over at Mind and Life Matters blog, but as I'd finally got around to writing it, I thought I'd share it here anyway, before I get on with writing the next one! I once saw a girl full of fears Who … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge: Over the Years
Glad to be back coming up with limericks for one of my favourite weekly challenges, and big respect to Rashmi for finding time to do this in the middle of Nanowrimo! The prompt for this week is this photo, which reminds me of a recent visit we had to Beamish open air museum in County … Continue reading Limerick Challenge: week 45
So I spotted Rashmi's prompt to write a limerick containing two or more homonyms, round about the day after her weekly challenge closed. A couple of days after that, I sat down and wrote a limerick. Then I went on holiday to a place that had no wifi, so didn't get a chance to post it … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge (a bit late): Homonyms
Can you write a limerick about the future? That's the challenge set this week by Rashmi of MindandLifeMatters. This is what I came up with... Who knows what the years have in store? The future's a half-opened door. We'll step through one day And we'll look back and say: "I think I was happier before!"
The battle 'tween Leave and Remain has driven us Brits quite insane Now Leave are delighted But we feel disunited As divided as Abel and Cain. Written for MindandLifeMatters weekly limerick challenge: this week's challenge was to come up with a limerick with two antonyms in the same line. For some reason #Brexit is seeping … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge: Antonyms
Some fantastic time travelling limericks here! Honoured to tie for third place with Peter – who’d have thought we’d end up doing this when I used to nag you about data entry procedures a few years ago!
Now, time to look up exactly what ‘antonym’ means so I don’t make a fool of myself, and start plotting next week’s limerick!
So, did you guys enjoy traveling in time? I know I did, time travel is amazing, is it not? Not just the idea of time travel, but the limericks about time travel was amazing too! All of them, brilliant limericks for the prompt. If you have not already done so, click here, to view all the limerick submissions for Week 29.
Now, let’s get on to take a look at the Top 5 limericks from last week’s challenge.
And the limerick superstar of this week………….*drumrolls please* Draliman On Life with this amazing limerick.
Trav’lling in time can be great
Though dangerous, ‘specially of late
If you travel too long
It can all go quite wrong
Then much worse than death is your fate!
Congratulations to Draliman – the Limerick Superstar of the week!
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It really has been far too long since I took part in MindandLifeMatters fabulous weekly limerick challenge! I've been racking my brains over this week's prompt - Time Travel - all week long, without much success. But there's nothing like a deadline to focus the mind. The challenge closes on Friday, which is only a couple of minutes away, … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge: Time Travel
I love taking part in this Weekly Limerick Challenge! Definitely going to have a go at this week’s!
I am happy to have you all back in the limerick challenge, we had a good number of participants this week, yay for that!
If you have not already done so, click here, to view all the limerick submissions for Week 28. Now, let’s get on to take a look at the Top 5 limericks from last week’s challenge.
And the limerick superstar of this week………….*drumrolls please* Frank of Poetry, Short Prose and Walking with this amazing limerick.
Some humor shines best when it’s sunny.
Others want rain thick and runny.
We’re soaked when the skies
Shed big tears through God’s eyes
From His laughter. He thought we were funny.
Congratulations to Frank – the Limerick Superstar of the week!
Followed by Vandana of My Feelings My Freedom and Indira…
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