No Time To Say Hello, Goodbye… (Limerick & Haiku Prompt)

Today’s limerick and haiku theme is time. First, my limerick:

No Time To Say Hello, Goodbye…
By Madeleine Begun Kane

I’m late and I can’t miss this train!
It’s arrived, and I’m here, yet in vain:
I must climb down these stairs,
But some guys, broad as bears,
Have me blocked—all my plans down the drain.

And now it’s time for my time-related haiku:

Time passes too fast.
I’d surely bitch about it,
If I just had time.

And now it’s your turn. Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to write a limerick or haiku (or both) about time. When you’ve posted your verse, please return here and add a direct link to your themed poetry.

(If you need some tips on limerick or haiku writing, I link to some helpful sites here.)

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12 Responses to “No Time To Say Hello, Goodbye… (Limerick & Haiku Prompt)”

  1. -- a metamorphoself of gabrielle says:

    Friday Memes…

    Limerick and Haiku Prompts: Time

    it is about timefor me to get beauty napwill date out tonight!
    Friday Fill-Ins #60

    Foreign food is the best thing about traveling.
    I love a good shower when I’m cold.
    I often use metaphors.
    I’m read…

  2. Robert says:

    I had a tough time with the limerick this week. I came up with two, and neither is really satisfying.

  3. UL says:

    Madeline, loved both of yours, I am glad I got to play this time…

  4. Quotesqueen says:

    Loved the Haiku/Limerick prompt. Will do again! Have added you to my blogroll.

  5. lissa says:

    love your haiku as usual.

    and as usual I’m late but manage to write a limerick.

  6. Linda N says:

    Here’s my Haiku (with a limerick caption):

  7. Linda N says:

    OK, the poems are now in my Nickers and Ink blog too:

    Thanks for the prompt. What fun! I’ll be back for sure! ;-)

  8. madkane says:

    Thanks everyone for your kind comments and your participation in my prompt.

  9. Paul says:

    time flowing
    in torrents pass me
    as i sleep.

  10. madkane says:

    I like it, Paul. Thanks. You can post a link in the comments to your blog post with that haiku, if you’d like.

  11. Yearblook says:

    This is an interesting post. You should submit it at Yearblook is a competition to find each day’s best blog posts. At the end of the year, the 365 best posts (1 from each day) will be published in a book (a real, printed book, you will find it on Amazon).

  12. Maddi says:

    Time is past and gone,
    The future will never dawn,
    veiled memories.