Treasure Island

Herbert Nehrlich

(04 October 1943 / Germany)

No Limerick?


A poem presenting with rhyme
and which follows a rhythm in time
need not be what we call
a true Limerick at all
like a lemon, the cousin of lime.

Yet a limerick a lemon can be,
you could use a small slice for your tea.
Do not use it in fudge
and respect that the judge
is the man with no writing degree.

Submitted: Thursday, September 18, 2008

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