Limerick Ode To Bastille Day

Limerick Ode To Bastille Day
By Madeleine Begun Kane

It’s Bastille Day, Quatorze Juillet,
A time of panache and cachet.
Un jour férié—
La raison: Liberté.
Mon Français clearly sucks. Bonne journée.

(Dverse Poets Pub prompts us to write about Bastille Day.)

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20 Responses to “Limerick Ode To Bastille Day”

  1. brian miller says:

    haha mine sucks worse…i am giving the translator a work out today…woohoo…smiles

  2. Claudia says:

    Liberté, Fraternité, Egalité and Santé… doesn’t need much more to get by…smiles…bonne journée à toi aussi madeleine

  3. You speak le fran(gl)ais too eh… :)

  4. Manicddaily says:

    Pas de tout! Tres bien. And a lot of fun. (As Always.) k.

  5. viv blake says:

    Pas si mal qu ça! I like it.

  6. Heaven says:

    Well done ~ My French is very bad.

  7. aprille says:

    Don’t be disparaging: you can squeeze an accent ecu out of your typewriter. That’s half the battle :-)

  8. Victoria says:

    When I saw you were on board I knew I’d have some fun and you didn’t disappoint.

  9. I speak French like a native.

    Unfortunately not a French native.

  10. lucychili says:

    mm i would like to learn =)
    light and whimsical =)

  11. Polly says:

    heh-heh …

  12. Fabulous, great take!

  13. ha! Made me cackle–fun!

  14. madkane says:

    Thanks so much for your kind, and often amusing, comments!

  15. Blue Flute says:

    Ha! Very funny!

  16. Rachel says:

    Ha! Very cool. I only know a teeny tinsy bit of French, but I figured this one out. :) Bon journee!

  17. madkane says:

    Thanks Blue Flute, Susan, and Rachel!