there once was a man named Rob,(named Rob)
who liked not to be called Bob, (called Bob)
no wife, nor any kid
he had (heaven forbid),
so when sad alone he sobs. (he sobs)
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Written on April 21, 2022

Submitted by robertrad2021 on April 21, 2022

Modified by robertrad2021 on April 24, 2022

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Scheme AABBC
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 169
Words 36
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

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  • S.Zaynab.Kamoonpury
    Aw poor guy, sad limerick. Well written,

    Plz also read and comment on my newest poem.
    LikeReply 12 years ago
    • robertrad2021
      Thanks for the comment. With all due respect, it's not a sad limerick, but again, thanks for the feedback.
      LikeReply2 years ago
    • S.Zaynab.Kamoonpury
      um i thought its a sad story when he sobs.
      LikeReply2 years ago
    • robertrad2021
      hahahahahaha yeah, it is a fact that the persona sobs, but a limerick is not always humorous, it can, only just be suggestive, which this one is not humorous, well at least that wasn't my intention. rather, merely as I said suggestive, lol 
      LikeReply2 years ago


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