Posts Tagged ‘Construction Humor’

Building That Career (Poetry Prompt)

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

I hope you’ll join me in writing a limerick with this first line:

An unemployed fellow named Nick…

Here’s mine:

Building That Career
By Madeleine Begun Kane

An unemployed fellow named Nick
Had an interview — poured it on thick.
Though a snob, he proclaimed
That he always had aimed
For a job using mortar and brick.

Please feel free to write your own limerick using the same first line and post it in my comments. And if you’re on Facebook, I hope you’ll join my friends in that same activity in my Limerick-Offs.

Dog Days Of Roofing

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Dog Days Of Roofing
By Madeleine Begun Kane

Our roofers must enter your yard,
But their access is blocked by your guard—
That gargantuan Doberman,
Feared by most sober men—
And boozing pre-roofing is barred.