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Deadly Draw:

Hands on the trigger
Scanning opposing figure
Whose mortis rigor?

Style / type: 
Structured: Eastern
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Last few words: 
As KR's The Gambler knows "You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em,. Know when to walk away, know when to run."
Editing stage: 


But it was my 11th Neopoet birthday recently and I want to ask you for a pressie.
Write a dirty limerick. Go on, just one.

Neopoet Directors

shall i try a limerick? thanks for stimulating a good idea..haven't done it for a while..will give it a go...

raj (sublime_ocean)

For something that it is often dismissed for smutty content Limericks are a surprisingly difficult form to master. They are also excellent exercises in meter, rhyme and wit.

They also demonstrate how form affects content. The form itself is funny. I ran a workshop a while ago challenging people to write a serious limerick. Very few succeeded.

Neopoet Directors

I will certainly post a Limerick as soon as a window opens for me to for the Workshop on serious limerick I was an active participant....was it a workshop or a contest?


raj (sublime_ocean)

Happy 11th Neopoet birthday.

To honour your long and forthright
association with the Neopoet website
I thought that it would only be right
to mention you in the limerick I write.

Warrior bearing Weirdelf name
His reviews bare those in the frame
Targeted cower
Or flee to cover
To avoid the revealing game

author comment

I appreciate it.

Especially for stepping outside your comfort zone into a new form. And very well done.

Neopoet Directors

You are most welcome and I appreciate your challenges.

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