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For Carrie.

There once was a girl named Miscomical
who played with long things anatomical.
She pulled on the rods
as if praying to Gods
and she tugged on the rods nigh fanatical.

Style / type: 
Structured: Western
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Review Request (Direction): 
What did you think of my title?
How was my language use?
What did you think of the rhythm or pattern or pacing?
How does this theme appeal to you?
How was the beginning/ending of the poem?
Is the internal logic consistent?
Last few words: 
This is a dare fulfilled and as bawdy as I dare make it.
Editing stage: 

Comments

Is good and funny. Why do I feel as though Miscomical was created in my image???? You did good.

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

It was just a funny name. And I thought I did good writing something mildly sexual. Actually, not mild by my standards, but I'm a prude... sort of (that's an innuendo).

W. H. Snow

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author comment

I liked it and the fact that you came out of your comfort zone. I am not prude but i am not overly adventurous either. Thank you for accepting the challenge

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

you've cheated somewhere sir by not following the right meter. Have you? :)

Anyway, here I share one I wrote a time ago

Aren't these limericks fun
They are clever with pun
they will give you a laugh
so it won't be that tough
to enchant each day one

❤❤❤❤❤❤

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words
........Robert Frost☺

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I am the fucking master of limerick on this site and I accept any challenge.
The most serious challenge is to write a limerick strict to form without any comic or lude content and above all, to make it good poetry.

I will submit a format for a workshop to Wesley within the next week.

This limerick
There once was a girl named Miscomical
who played with long things anatomical.
She pulled on the rods
as if praying to Gods
and she tugged on the rods nigh fanatical.
 

Is pretty near perfect, you see how I have bolded the stressed syllables but not separated them into feet.

Now this is very important. Slght variations on regional accents make different natural stresses in pronounciation. eg We say cigarette where most Americans say cigarette.

It is very important to tell me if your computer screen does not show the bold/unbold feature as I will have to find another way to format it.

Oh, and by the way

The story teller called Wesley
would never mime Elvis Presley
Instead of his pelvis
he got kind of nervous
and used our own minds quite profusely

 

 

cheers,
Jess
A new workshop on the most important element of poetry-
'Rhythm and Meter in Poetry'
https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/rhythm-and-meter-poetry

When I researched the limerick one of the norms that was mentioned was the "occasional" abuse of the strict rhythm. Gone too far and it is not a limerick, but a little bit is supposedly acceptable. The metre was described as catalytic anapest for the most part. I think mine missed the metre too much, but I will practice.
I'll talk to Stan (as I am only co director of the Workshop Program), but I'm sure he'll want you to submit a syllabus as soon as possible. I'm trying to get everyone to bring the collaborative story to a climax and therefore close the workshop. I say start the moment it's over.

W. H. Snow

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds. Percy Bysshe Shelley

Learn how, teach others.
The NeoPoet Mentor Program
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author comment

That would be perfect timing.

cheers,
Jess
A new workshop on the most important element of poetry-
'Rhythm and Meter in Poetry'
https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/rhythm-and-meter-poetry

To pass on this work shop...I know I cannot write strictly and am not going to attempt but I will read along and follow like raj did in this last workshop.

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

We are going to try a limerick that is clear.
Please wait your turn before you write here
With the correct form I will watch your flow
This is Jess's workshop I'll have you know..
You see I don't really give a shit dear...

Ha Ha

I don't want to appear rude
So I won't talk of such things dude
I'll just close my eyes now there's a surprise
I think I am becoming neutralized
Maybe it's just this damn flu

I was going to talk on cracks and crannies
But was interrupted by my Granny
It's now a tart that is sticky
I hear that you just pulled a sickie
She said young man we are in a jam

Have a lovely day all of you,
I may join the WS that Jess is going to run.
Come one come all lets have some fun,

Yours J Sparrow

PS:- messed up the format first time now all is ok as we now have the correct AABBA you see

.
There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

and won't be until this come to its gore splattered end. And even then only by choice.
Ian, you are getting above yourself,
young son.

cheers,
Jess
A new workshop on the most important element of poetry-
'Rhythm and Meter in Poetry'
https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/rhythm-and-meter-poetry

Just playing till I have to write my piece for the story line if they don't kill me before I get a chance.
Can't recall how I managed to get above myself but there I was looking down and there I was just sitting there it must have been an out of body experience lol.
I shall wait though I may post some old tat lol.
You take care young Jess, I am around some place just trying to get back into myself, but it is fun being out here.
See you soon as I can,
Yours as always, Ian

.
There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

You'll be there, right?

W. H. Snow

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds. Percy Bysshe Shelley

Learn how, teach others.
The NeoPoet Mentor Program
http://www.neopoet.com/mentor/about

author comment

passing on this workshop. I know that I will not be able to adhere to the standards nor dedicate the time at the moment, therefore I will just read what other contributors post and if things loosen up a bit around home, I might be able to do something later o.

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

when Weird little Elves run weird little workshops and the limericks to be asked for will be required to be of more serious subjects or "cleaner" humor. Jess will study the form and if he thinks he's going to get "clean" limericks without a pull on the ol' rod, he's taking too many pain pills. But if it can be done, he can do it.
PM Jess and ask him to put you on the list for the workshop (if you don't already know to). It puts you at access to different threads that others can't reach.

W. H. Snow

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds. Percy Bysshe Shelley

Learn how, teach others.
The NeoPoet Mentor Program
http://www.neopoet.com/mentor/about

author comment

have yet to post the workshop.
And believe me, I have tried often, it is a real challenge to write a serious limerick.
I offer a personal prize of a lewd glam band t-shirt (with nipples) to the best entry.

cheers,
Jess
A new workshop on the most important element of poetry-
'Rhythm and Meter in Poetry'
https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/rhythm-and-meter-poetry

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