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Limericks,7,8 (Dog's Bark/ Cat's Mew)

DOG’S BARK

In Greece, lived a young lad called Mark
All he craved was to sing like a lark
After rigorous training for long
With expert help all along
As he sang, it sounded like a dog’s bark

CAT’S MEW

A pussy cat seeing some milk inside a pot,
Ignorant, it would become a Gordian knot,
Put her head inwards.
Alas, the pot turned upwards
With head jammed inside, she mewed distraught!

Submitted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 24, 2013


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In response to Bri Edwards' challenge!

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  • Amitava Sur (10/18/2013 10:36:00 PM)

    Real beauty lies in simplicity, Could lough heartily, very nice.

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  • Patricia Grantham (10/18/2013 9:43:00 AM)

    NO lark for Mark and no milk for the cat. Both have been
    short changed and that is that! Had a good laugh.
    Nice.

  • Danny Draper (10/15/2013 11:24:00 PM)

    It seems that the challenge has ended
    the cat and dog both surrendered
    alas no art was offended in high hand'
    and a town sleeps safe in Ireland.

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/15/2013 6:39:00 PM)

    I had a hearty laugh reading these limericks. I know for sure that if someone challenges, you win.

  • Bri Edwards (10/15/2013 4:20:00 PM)

    valsa,

    PLEASE!

    A valiant effort you've made indeed,
    but NOT all poems are for me to read.
    Because you're my friend
    i read both to the end,
    but don't write more of THEM, i plead!

    but SERIOUSLY, i give you a quite good score. thanks for sharing. bri :)

  • Kanniappan Kanniappan (10/15/2013 11:56:00 AM)

    When the pussy cat mewed, Why not Mark sing like a lark? It is injustice!

  • Dinesh Nair (10/15/2013 6:29:00 AM)

    I sympathasise with Mark and feel sad about every pussy cat of this tribe.

  • Kavya . (10/15/2013 5:47:00 AM)

    a hilarious one..........gud write

  • Diane Hine (10/15/2013 4:41:00 AM)

    Original and entertaining limericks.

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (10/15/2013 3:53:00 AM)

    both great, but the first one is superb!

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