"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, March 02, 2014

Magpie Tales #209 Silly Limerick

The Sleeping Gypsy  by  Henri Rousseau  1897


There once was a gypsy Romanoff
Who always was nodding off
 He woke in a dither
Some lion stole his zither
While he was made into Stroganoff
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Thanks to Tess Kincaid for Magpie Tales
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23 comments:

  1. Silly indeed and great for Silly Sunday. I'm just saying.

    Have a fabulous day honey. ♥♥♥

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  2. You snooze, you get eaten!

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  3. Another one gets eaten:-)

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  4. A dreamy transformation!

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  5. hahahah I love limericks, can't write them at all, but I adore reading them, especially the silly ones.

    Thanks for this. <3

    Take care and keep smiling.

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  6. Funny one! Maybe he should have stayed awake and played and "soothed the savage beast" as some people misquote.

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  7. Hahaha - good one! :o)

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  8. Fun limerick, and this has always been one of my favorite paintings.

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  9. Hilarious Kathe! He should have known where to lie down safely. Nicely!

    Hank

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  10. Okay, I'm laffin hard here!

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  11. Moral of the story - don't nap :)

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  12. Nothing is ever wasted on this closed loop rock !

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  13. You are an original ....

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  14. Well, you made a meal of that Mag! LOL

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  15. Haha! This was a fun read!

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  16. So it was THAT ingredient lacking in my last attempt at stroganoff!!

    Loved this little limerick! Jollied up my Monday night!

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  17. Lolz what a unique take..loved the zest and the zestfulness in it.

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  18. Ha! Stroganoff indeed...

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  19. I love limericks....and a limerick about a thieving lion...all the better!

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  20. Anonymous9:30 AM

    Fun read!

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  21. In a dither, indeed! Nice one.

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