Fishing For Company

I’m an insomniac and I must admit to taking a bit of solace at learning from a podcast that “zebrafish – a common aquarium pet – can have a genetic mutation linked to sleep problems.

That calls for a limerick, don’t you think?

Fishing for Company
By Madeleine Begun Kane

I can’t sleep.  I don’t know what to do.
Troubling thoughts seem to come, right on cue.
But my iPod distracts me
With news that attracts me:
“Sometimes fish get insomnia too.”

(You can find more of my pets and animals humor here and my health humor here.

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4 Responses to “Fishing For Company”

  1. Splarks says:

    Excellent limerick :)

  2. madkane says:

    Thanks Splarks!

  3. Modulator says:

    Friday Ark #162…

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  4. Kiko says:

    Thank you for submitting your article to the fish carnival. Nice limerick and interesting link on the insomnia in zebra fish.