Archive for the ‘Limericks’ Category


Ode to the Ash

Get along little ash, get along I’m sorry you just don’t belong We gave you a chance You wouldn’t tap dance Get along little ash, get along – You couldn’t keep up with the pace And we chose you to win in the race Playing dead every year Didn’t work for you, dear So an […]

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Limerick for Lizzie

I know an adorable baker She’s really a mover and shaker Lizzie’s her name Cupcakes are her game Does she ever slow down? You can’t make her! – Today is the day she turns nine And I’m sure that her cake will be fine It must be the best For such a great chef Happy […]

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Daffodil

Springtime is just ‘round the bend I’m so glad it’s coming again Oh sweet daffodil You give me a thrill Welcome, my long lost friend

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Love of the Limerick

This week I was trying to sort through part of my family tree.  Couldn’t quite remember how it all went together.  For one of the huge reunions, family members had written histories and memories.  Reading through these, I was so delighted to find what one of my second cousins had shared.  It’s a limerick that […]

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I’m a Country Girl

I feel like a farm girl when I Am rolling out crust for a pie When I’m wearing blue jeans Making cornbread and beans When I’m looking at stars in the sky – When I’ve worked in my gardens all day Having time just to sing and to pray When I’ve stitched on a quilt […]

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My Valentine

There once was a boy I call G And what can I say about he He’s the LOML He is sweet, He is swell He’s deserving of great poetry – I am happy to call him my guy He still puts a gleam in my eye There’s so much I could say But we’d be […]

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Two More Bundles

I haven’t been taking much time To fill up my mind with some rhyme So I’ll do it today I have fun things to say Regarding this family of mine – You know that the bundles have grown Some are crawling around on their own They can jabber and squawk Some are starting to walk […]

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Resolutions

I wonder if it must be done Do we all need to state at least one Then do it I will If this need I must fill To write down a resolution – (Put heavy emphasis on the SHUN in “resolution” in order to make this limerick flow… thank you very much!) – When this […]

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First Snowfall

There’s a blanket of snow on my barnyard There’s a blanket of snow on my barnyard Such a fun sight for me Fills my heart up with glee There’s a blanket of snow on my barnyard – There’s a carpet of white on my rooftop There’s a carpet of white on my rooftop Yes, we […]

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Lights

Our street is a treat for the eye In the evenings the people drive by Thank you, thank you!  We say For the cheery display Of Christmas lights in the night sky – To everyone everywhere – but especially to those of you in Portales – who take the time and the love and the […]

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Christmas Guests

Every Christmas they come over here And fill up my home with their cheer Johnny Mathis and Bing Burl Ives and Celine I’m thrilled they’ve all come back this year – ‘Tis the season for some happy rhyme!  Please, oh please… write a holiday limerick of your own and add it here on the “comments”!

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Getting Dressed

It looks like we call one another And plan to look just like each other Have you ever heard such It’s just a bit much Always dressing the same as my mother! – What in the world?  We show up for church services dressed in matching colors almost always.  I pick her up for breakfast […]

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