Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Queenie Tuesday

The Queen's Tuesday Meme #11 ~ The Loud and Raucous Poetry Meme (Not)

Welcome to The Queen's Meme #11.
A Tuesday meme
Sometimes silly. Sometimes serious. Always fun!
Step out of the box. Be creative. Use your imagination.
No one's answers are quite like yours.

And please, stay out of the dungeon.
You don't want to go there.

This week the questions are sheer poetry. Nonsensical. Cerebral. Challenging.
The answers should be too.
I have given you seven familiar limericks. Your job is to change them by filling in the blanks. Here's an example of a limerick.

There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a Bee;
When they said, 'Does it
He replied, 'Yes, it does!'
'It's a regular brute of a

Lines 1, 2 & 5 rhyme. Lines 3 & 4 rhyme. You can use more than one word to fill the blank but the end words must rhyme appropriately. Now fill in the blanks with the limericks I've given you. Don't think about them too much. Usually the first word that pops in your head can be used to make a very funny poem. Try it!

1.There was an Old Man of ____disease_,
Who lived upon __his knees______;
When that did not ___kill him___,
He took a mouth full of Librium__________,
That nasty Old Man of __disease_____.

2. There was a Young Lady whose __thighs___,
Were unique as to color and__size_________;
When she opened them __up____,
People all turned __amuck_____,
And started away in __surprise_______

3. There was a Young Lady of __Corn___,
Who casually sat on a _thorn_______;
When the door squeezed her __head____,
She exclaimed, '_Now I'm dead_______?'
This courageous Young Lady of _Corn_______.

4.There was an Old Man with a _lump____,
Who bumped at it ___with his stump_____;
But they called out, '__hark____!
You're a horrid old ___fart__!'
So they smashed that Old Man with a __thump___.

5. There was a Young Lady whose __corset____,
Came untied when the birds sate _to force it______;
But she said: 'I don't care!
All the birds in the _faire_____
Are welcome to sit on my ___dorset____!'

6. There was an Old Man of __loam____,
Who never knew what he should _comb____;
So he tore off his __hair___,
And behaved like a __bear____,
That intrinsic Old Man of ___loam__.

7. There was an Old Man of ___Flat____,
Who had the most curious _Hat_______;
For while he was ___sad___,
He slept on a ____pad___.
That funny Old Man of _Flat______.


My poetry skilz are not that great....


Jean-Luc Picard said...

Great rhymes...I can imagine them!

Finding Pam said...

I enjoyed your limericks very much!

Mimi Lenox said...

I loved #3 and #5 especially!
You are certainly free from the dungeon this week!