First we want to thank everyone who entered the Lulu Limerick contest. We were blown away by the 240 entries, and we had a blast reading through them. You all have got great spirit and wit, and we’re so glad you shared that with us and your fellow writers. We highly recommend checking out all the entries if you’re looking for some good reads. We will contact the winners directly via e-mail to follow up about prizes. Congrats!
So without further ado
We’ll list you the few
Who stood out the most
Go on and boast
You passed the judges’ review
A tongue-tied young man from Killarney,by: Susan Koefod
Got advice from a silver-tongued carney:
“All the glibness you seek
Is the stone’s mystique
You’ll be gifted with gab by the Blarney”
Been working in comics for years,by: Rusty Gilligan
and digital gives me some fears!
It’s paper I love,
it’s all I think of…
But I want to keep up with my peers!
Clean limericks just don’t make the cutby: Mrs. M
So give me a limerick with smut
‘Cause the naughtier blokes
With their off-color jokes
Always make this old lass bust a gut
Amazing the things one can do,by: Mark Watters
with desire and a bit of luck, too.
Write it all down,
the verbs and the nouns,
but watch for adverbial goo!
There once wasby: Linda Tower
a oldgirl named Lin
a rock concert near done her in
she thought she could groove
she thought she could prove
that she wasn’t older than sin.
While chatting with friends I tootedby: Lynne Barbour
Embarrassed, I said that my shoe did
With fried beans for lunch
I had a good hunch
that my lie would be quickly refuted.
Morgan Siem writes for the Lulu Blog – Archived