Limerick Rut

Limerick Rut
By Madeleine Begun Kane

A woman was stuck in a rut.
She’d tripped, falling down on her butt.
She was wedged in so tight,
She might be there all night.
Seems its risky to text while you strut.

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15 Responses to “Limerick Rut”

  1. brian miller says:

    ha, yes it is, remember the girl that fell down the man hole?

  2. Ha, ha! And the girl who fell into the mall fountain as she was texting with glee.

    And remember Tom Hanks in The Money Pit? He was wedged tight as I recall. Time to watch it again, funny movie as I recall.


  3. Mama Zen says:

    Serves her right!

  4. It is rarely that I write a limerick, but this one popped into my head over xmas and I thought I’d send it to you, even though it doesnt use your first line. Merry Christmas, kiddo.

    There was a young lad, a Berliner,
    who kept getting thinner and thinner.
    He said, “Mother Dear,
    it’s abundantly clear,
    you must cook something nicer
    for dinner.”

  5. Tumblewords says:

    It’s a happening!

  6. Mary says:

    Poor planning……poor thing! Smiles.

    Wishing you a Happy New Year; and thank you for participating in / supporting Poets United Poetry Pantry this year. Continued inspiration in 2013!

  7. WabiSabi says:

    Perfect! WWT —is it a crime yet? I guess the falling on the butt is punishment enough!

  8. Hoot Gibson says:

    Sherry Blue Sky inspired this one as I read hers.

    An inebriate kid…and a sinner’s,
    Bod’ got skinnier and skinnier,
    Me-hemarked, hother mear
    It’s assholeloosely clear,
    Me wust have nore mutricious dindinners.

  9. Judy Roney says:

    Thanks for the laugh. I can always count on your work. Can’t walk and text any more than you can drive if you want to be safe.

  10. Sara v says:

    Yes, the new can’t walk and chew gum standard :-) Happy New Year Mad:-)

  11. Jack says:

    Excellent. I enjoy reading work built on rhyme. Keep up the cause!

  12. madkane says:

    Thanks so much everyone, and happy new year!

  13. Bob Dvorak says:

    A fellow, a tad oversexed,
    Was distracted while starting to text,
    By the sight of a gal
    In a rut, nay, corral.
    Drove his car up the curb. Guess what’s next?

  14. madkane says:

    Fun limerick, Bob!