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Yet Another Limerick

Because my brain is on strike from mirrors.

By Cathy holmesPublished 3 months ago β€’ 1 min read
Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash

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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  • C. H. Richard2 months ago

    I did the same thing.lol very true 😊

  • Novel Allen3 months ago

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

  • Gina C.3 months 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! 😍

  • Harmony Kent3 months ago

    Hahaha! This one made me giggle. Nicely done, Cathy πŸ’•πŸ™‚

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

  • Sonia Heidi Unruh3 months ago

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

  • Naomi Gold3 months ago

    Same. I love to procrastinate writing… by writing!

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

  • Dana Stewart3 months ago

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

  • Caroline Jane3 months ago


  • Babs Iverson3 months ago

    Outstanding!!! Loving it!!!πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’•

  • Holly Pheni3 months ago

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

  • Too funny!!

  • JBaz3 months ago

    Ha, I like this it’s clever.

  • J. S. Wade3 months ago

    πŸ˜‚πŸ€£good one πŸ”₯

  • Donna Renee3 months ago

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

  • πŸ‘βœ¨πŸ˜‰

  • Heather Hubler3 months 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 Crandell3 months ago

    Pfffffft. You got this.

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

  • Thavien Yliaster3 months 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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