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Yet Another Limerick

Because my brain is on strike from mirrors.

By Cathy holmesPublished about a year ago 1 min read
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The story's complete in my head.

To translate to print I must tread,

over hills of broken glass,

while lava pools burn my ass.

So I wrote this limerick instead.

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Cathy holmes

Canadian family girl with a recently discovered love for writing. Other loves include animals and sports.

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  • L.C. Schäfer2 months ago

    This is very relatable to me today!

  • C. H. Richardabout a year ago

    I did the same thing.lol very true 😊

  • Novel Allenabout a year ago

    I feel the same way, gotta take a day to mend. Ah Limericks and Haikus save the day,

  • Gina C.about a year ago

    Cathy I love how this starts off serious and then makes one giggle toward the middle. 🤣 You are hilarious! This whole thing is so true! Could not have said it better! 😍

  • Lol, this was me for the Purple Clouds challenge so I wrote a poem about it 🤣 Loved your limerick!

  • Sonia Heidi Unruhabout a year ago

    Oh Cathy! So funny because it's true!!

  • Naomi Goldabout a year ago

    Same. I love to procrastinate writing… by writing!

  • Stephen Kramer Avitabileabout a year ago

    Hahaha ah, the pleasures of writing, though mainly the pains. Loved this.

  • Dana Stewartabout a year ago

    🤣Good one. I don’t even have a concept yet on the mirror one.

  • Caroline Janeabout a year ago


  • Babs Iversonabout a year ago

    Outstanding!!! Loving it!!!💖💖💕

  • Holly Pheniabout a year ago

    Ahhhhhh the art of writing procrastination. Yes, been there!

  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a year ago

    Too funny!!

  • JBazabout a year ago

    Ha, I like this it’s clever.

  • J. S. Wadeabout a year ago

    😂🤣good one 🔥

  • Donna Reneeabout a year ago

    Haha! It really feels like that trying to get the dang story out sometimes 🤣

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  • Moe Radosevichabout a year ago

    lol think my head fell off 😂 nice one cathy 😀

  • Heather Hublerabout a year ago

    Exactly!!! Well said!! Pry that sucker out of your head, lol :) I sneak poetry in when I can't get the fiction down, so same!

  • Dana Crandellabout a year ago

    Pfffffft. You got this.

  • Stephanie J. Bradberryabout a year ago

    I think you have a thing for rear ends. It's a very interesting trend! A delightful limerick that bridges two challenges.

  • Thavien Yliasterabout a year ago

    If it's just a transfer of copy and paste You should get started and make waste If story is incomplete and You still need to write Then You're in for a motivational fight Don't let Your opportunity go to waste

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