Tag Archives: limerick

like and unlike

Written for:  The Twiglets #85 – “unlike my mother” She thought of herself as being unlike her mother. With age, each time she started speaking, her mother’s voice emerged. “You are not unlike your mother.” She did not know if … Continue reading

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clues

Written for:  The Twiglets #83 – “reading the clues” Oh no! She had been reading the clues all wrong. Identity of the murderer was now clear. he was clueless unable to read her signals There once was a man from … Continue reading

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cos(z)y

Written for:  The Twiglets #80 – “cosy up” posies are nose cosies If your dog cosies up to you, fur circled, half on your lap, half on the couch. you will never want to move. Sometimes I wish I was … Continue reading

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Give The Lady A Hand

Written for:  The Twiglets #79 – “my right hand” I never confuse my left hand with my right hand. Doesn’t measure up in strength or grip. Unsuitable for writing, shaking hands, eating. Except for now, when I have to use … Continue reading

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shadow moving

Written for:  The Twiglets #78 – “a shadow moving” She looked at the ground; her shadow was gone. Noticed it slip-sliding down the block. Tried to catch it. Shadow turned back once, then marathoned away. You cannot catch a moving … Continue reading

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Nowhere

Written for:  The Twiglets #77 – “nowhere fast” The fastest point between here and nowhere is a straight line Nowhere is a place without phones Why go nowhere fast if you don’t know where you are going? A young man … Continue reading

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empty bottles

Written for:  The Twiglets #75 – “empty bottles” He collected her stash of vodka bottles emptied contents in sink threw bottles in trash wondered if he had found them all. Empty wine bottles on the mantel each one tells a … Continue reading

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splash of water

Written for:  The Twiglets #73 – “splash of water” A champagne splash is better than water. In the splash of water from his hand she could see the future. The farmer had a lovely daughter who was deathly afraid of … Continue reading

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emptied box

Written for:  The Twiglets – “emptied box” emptied of all treasure, it was simply an old shoe box. empty box allows imagination to fill it with wonders There once was an empty box in which Joe used to store his … Continue reading

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a thick slice

Written for:  The Twiglets #71 – “a thick slice” she needs a thick slice of life A thick slice of brisket is a sin A man said his only vice was eating meat thickly sliced His wife scoffed, you think … Continue reading

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