Monday, August 01, 2011

CCXXXVIII - A Love-Smitten Guy.

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Mad Kane has a regular limerick challenge.
She provides the first line, the rest is up to us. Here is my effort:

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A love smitten guy was irate
When he found his sweet love in a state
Politely described
As ‘over imbided’
And in bed with the coxless eight*.

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A love-smitten guy was irate
That his member refused to inflate.
The eye of his affection
Consoled his dejection
But privately said it was great.

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© 2011 J Cosmo Newbery

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*For the technically minded (= pedantic) a rowing eight is never coxless,
but what is the use of poetry if you can't use poetic licence?

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10 comments:

  1. A love-smitten guy was irate
    When he saw it was quarter to eight
    They’d been standing in line
    When she’d noticed a sign
    Now her shopping was making them late!

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  2. Love both limericks. I must tell you you have that special knack for words and more daring than most! Good show!

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  3. Nice one, Celia.

    Thank you, Kaykuala

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  4. J Cosmo, I love the second one. It gave me a smile which I really needed. You are a brave poet, and I appreciate that.

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  5. Love them both dear J Cosmo; you have a very clever and witty talent with words,poetry and prose. :)

    xoxoxo ♡

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  6. Thanks so much for your fun contributions to this week's Limerick-Off!

    And Celia, I hope you'll consider joining in too!

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  7. Lets hear it for more limericks - especially those not involving Nantucket and the vulgar rhymes thereof.

    Good ones.

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  8. Thanks again for participating in my Limerick-Offs. I just posted a new one and hope to see you there!

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