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Let's write a Brokeback limerick! (How-to in first post)
« on: May 29, 2006, 06:10:06 pm »

How to write a limerick:

A limerick is a five-line poem with an AABBA rhyme scheme. This means the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines do as well. It’s important that the lines actually rhyme.

The first, second, and last lines have between 8 and 11 syllables; the third and fourth lines are shorter, having 5 or 6 syllables.


Here are some examples of non-Brokeback related limericks:

O my darling, my love's not a phase.
I will love you through nights and through days.
But there's one thing I fear
I must tell you, my dear.
It is this: I require a raise!

There once was a young man from Kew
Who found a dead mouse in his stew.
Said the waiter, “Don't shout
Or wave it about,
Or the rest will be wanting one too!

There was a young rustic named Mallory,
who drew but a very small salary.
When he went to the show,
his purse made him go
to a seat in the uppermost gallery.

A wonderful bird is the pelican,
His bill will hold more than his belican,
He can take in his beak
Enough food for a week
But I'm damned if I see how the helican!




In this thread the limericks are Brokeback related, one way or the other. We write one line each, thus creating the limericks together.

The same person can write more than one line in a limerick, just not two directly after each other.

However, if someone comes up with a finished Brokeback limerick all by themselves, feel free to post it here too!

A new limerick can be started either by the person who wrote the last line in the previous one, or by someone else.


Writing Brokeback limericks is fun!!!
 



Submissions that are too far off these parameters, may be gently edited to bring them within the parameters.
 

 





There was a young cowboy called Jack,


Your turn... ;D
« Last Edit: July 06, 2010, 04:47:14 pm by Sason »
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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2006, 06:13:36 pm »
Who spent summer of '63 on a mountain called Brokeback,     ;)



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I had to check this:  :P (God bless Google)
Limerick:
A five line poem. The first, second, and fifth lines rhyme and so do the third and fourth. The first, third, and fifth have the same verbal rhythm (meter) and length, and so do the second and fourth.

Is this what you were referring to saucycobblers?


« Last Edit: May 29, 2006, 06:19:16 pm by Lucise »


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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2006, 06:21:14 pm »
Who spent summer of '63 on a mountain called Brokeback,     ;)



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I had to check this:  :P (God bless Google)
Limerick:
A five line poem. The first, second, and fifth lines rhyme and so do the third and fourth. The first, third, and fifth have the same verbal rhythm (meter) and length, and so do the second and fourth.

Is this what you were referring to saucycobblers?




That's the one!

He fancied young Ennis,
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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2006, 06:23:49 pm »
Oh boy do I have a dirty Jack & Ennis Limerick!     :laugh:

Wanna hear the whole thing?

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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2006, 06:29:18 pm »
Oh boy do I have a dirty Jack & Ennis Limerick!     :laugh:

Wanna hear the whole thing?

Oh DO I??? YES PLEASE!!!!
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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2006, 06:34:31 pm »
There once was a man named Jack,

He was quite good in the sack,

He said with a grin,

as he wiped off his chin,

That Ennis used to aim for his back!
     ;D

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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2006, 06:38:11 pm »
HAHAHA!! You dirty boy...
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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2006, 06:51:13 pm »
There once was a man named Jack,

He was quite good in the sack,

He said with a grin,

as he wiped off his chin,

That Ennis used to aim for his back!
     ;D

tsk tsk ... dirty mind!  ;D


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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2006, 06:58:13 pm »
Ok, so far we had:  :)

There was a young cowboy called Jack,
Who spent summer of '63 on a mountain called Brokeback,
He fancied young Ennis,

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 :)
« Last Edit: May 29, 2006, 08:18:05 pm by Lucise »


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Re: Let's write a Brokeback limerick!
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2006, 07:05:56 pm »
...and despite Coyotes that were a Menace,