"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Sunday, February 24, 2013

Magpie 157-A Cute Puncture

Venus de Milo with Drawers, 1936, Salvador Dali

There once was a gal named Venus
Whose doctor was from Salinas 
Her arthritis drove her wild
Prickly sea urchins were applied
 "Thank god the pain is gone-you genius!"

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28 comments:

izzy said...

Oh yes genius! Urchins are terrific!

Laurie Kolp said...

Haha... very clever!

Jinksy said...

If only! lol

Emma Major said...

very funny limerick

anthonynorth said...

Great fun. Enjoyed it.

Bee's Blog said...

A fun read.

messymimi said...

Works for me!

Helen said...

Do you think the urchins might help with my aches and pains???

Stephen Hayes said...

Did they cure the arthritis in her arms by cutting them off?

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Clever rhyming :)

Strummed Words said...

I need some of those sea urchins for my arthritis right now. It's cold out there! Clever take.

Strummed Words said...

Sea urchins for arthritis. Better to eat them instead! Clever!

kaykuala said...

To think people gets put off by acupuncture needles that stick out! Nicely Kathe!

Hank

Jacqui Binford-Bell said...

Very cute dogeral verse.

Kutamun said...

Ha ha, kathy bates misery, kind of

Yvonne Osborne said...

Oh! That's what those wooly things are. Thank you!!

Kathe W. said...

Robin- the marmalade was made for the wedding guests as a "party favor" and since the groom's last name is Meyer....we made Meyer Lemon Marmalade!! Ta Dah!

Sandee said...

Too cute. :)

Heidi said...

Sea urchins! I love that. This is a really funny poem and nice response to the prompt.

Other Mary said...

That's a fun response! Now if that cure worked... :o)

Tumblewords: said...

Gotta love this one!

jane.healy said...

Wonderful - those old remedies are the best!

Helena said...

heh heh heh I think half of us here would be willing to give the old sea urchins a try!

Lyn said...

You rescued me..urchins in the freezer now, till the next time!

Tess Kincaid said...

Giggle...very cute...

Sue said...

heehee

We were on the same page today with a limerick.

=)

hyperCRYPTICal said...

He-he - thank heavens for sea urchins...

Anna :o]

~T~ said...

Sea Urchins are better than leeches--or at least cuter!