Saturday, May 04, 2013

507 : A Penitent Limerick

Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week were believe, penitent, tribute.

Now I confess I have only used one.
This limerick evolved while pondering the three words
And I saw no reason to discard it.

Simultaneously Red Dirt Girl had posted
about women doing housework naked.
The two things sort of fitted together, with the following result:

While professing to be penitent,
The remorse was after the event.
When he saw his wife nude
He said “I hate to intrude”
But, quick as a flash, in it went.

© J Cosmo Newbery 2013

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  1. When I was a kid those who chose to do the housework naked were called "Jaybirds".

    And...I've not heard that description for years and years...and even more years!

    1. "Naked as a jaybird".
      Or, in this case an FJaybird, if you go back to Lola's original post.

  2. It's always exciting when our two "interests' intersect .... in more ways than one!

    Fjaybird - priceless!! Where IS the elusive Frankie ??

  3. I dont even know what to write but feel compelled to say how much I love your blog. Thanks


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