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Two More Poems from Ted Hughes
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One Man's Meat is Another Man's Poetry
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St. Patrick's day mixer in Limerick, Ireland.
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Archeologist Deciphers Limerick Heiroglyphs
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"A pharaoh who lived by the Nile...And was eaten by an old crocodile."
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Welcome to Nantucket - Limerick Capital of The World
"With their short attention spans, we've gone from epic poetry to limericks."
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'Oh, come on, Bill, surely you can do better than 'there was an old lady from Nantucket!''
'I heard a funny limerick at work today. . . Yes, sir, a very funny limerick.'
'I heard a funny limerick at work today.' 'Yes, sir, a very funny limerick.'
There was once a man from Yuma...who told a joke to a puma...
Limerick of the day.
'I don't know whether to put it in for the Turner Prize or go for the Poet Laureate.'
"Okay, so I got rid of the owl.."
Limerick town council meeting.
"Granted, I could have read your body of work to find out you specialize in dirty limericks before appointing you state poet laureate."