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#1 fsharpminor

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 07:20

We had a thread like this about five years ago, and it was the source of some amusement. The idea is that you write a limerick about the person who posted before you.

To get it going, here was my offering based on Stetenorve:-

 

A tenor who sings ever highter,

In the town of the crooked spire,

Fell out of a boat,

Into a moat,

And now just gurgles in choir.

 

Now someone has to do one about me  etc etc


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#2 hummingbird

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 08:35

An organist, by name F sharp minor

Met a major when sat in a diner

They called for some beer

To give them good cheer

And to help them sing even finer.


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#3 DaisyChain

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 11:31

The lady above is called Dot

A name she dislikes quite a lot

I use it to tease her

Which doesn't quite please her

Best go before I get shot. 


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#4 katyjay

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 11:45

Daisychain uses her voice,

Which I think is a very good choice,

Plays piano as well

And what's more (you can tell)

Any Beethoven makes her rejoice.


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#5 corenfa

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 18:23

She's taking a different tack
from the usual performing in black.
(Quite unlike me,
she can hit a top C)
the PINK! frock is making a comeback.
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Posted 07 August 2014 - 10:06

Corenfa is sounding her horn,

(she's been at it nigh since she was born).

Its nice shiny bell -

it pleases her well,

so she plays through the night until dawn.

 

(Can I do another verse?)

 

Her neighbours, Robert and Jade

aren't pleased with this night serenade.

They sought our her horn - 

Threw it onto the lawn,

And Corenfa, from playing it, forbade.


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Posted 07 August 2014 - 20:18

:rofl: Channelling Flanders & Swann... I've lost my horn, I know I was playing it yesterday. I've lost my horn, lost my horn, found my horn... gone. 

 

(Since this isn't a limerick, the previous poster isn't me.. it's Misterioso so any limerickers, that's the target)


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#8 linda.ff

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 20:46

She comes from the far Western Isles,

Her picture is all wreathed in smiles,

And hey diddle diddle

She plays on the fiddle

And every sheep it beguiles


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 15:18

Our Linda stands out from the crowd

She’s haughty and terribly proud

When I asked her say

How best I should play

She just said “F F” for awfully LOUD


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#10 jim palmer

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 20:20

The harvest at last was gathered in,

And with it a Harvest Mouse.

The Dozy Hen cackled with glee

And invited it into the house.

 

"An eight octave Steinway piano

Will do very well for a nest

Of wood chips, eggshells and piano felt.

We birds always know what is best"


Edited by jim palmer, 21 August 2014 - 13:15 .

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#11 Hedgehog

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 20:33

so sorry - I'm not a poet, but this thread has taken on a different meaning because I'm currently in Limerick ... On holiday!
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#12 fsharpminor

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 20:41

Well thats not actually a Limerick in the usual format Jim, but a good effort. Now someone has to do one about you.


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 20:47

Our Jim, who was born in Yorks

And certainly not in Warks

In Notts he was taught

To play a Viola he bought

But now only plays on the Forks


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 13:12

"Four candles in the organ loft are what I need"

Cried a promising young organist from Wirral,

"I can play the sonata but can't read the toccata

Since the candles have been eaten by a squirrel".


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#15 fsharpminor

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 14:43

:lol: Jim, I will let someone else do one for you ! (But Im hardly 'young' at 67!)


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