Old lady

Rafia Asghar 2001 (Lahore)

There was once an old lady with a wig Wandering in a garden, she broke a twig
 A foolish villager was working there
And he made the lady slipped her hair
 The lady became bald, and she was furious like a pig

About this poem

This limerick is based on old lady who is ridiculed by a foolish villager

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Written on March 02, 2023

Submitted by Rafia on March 02, 2023

Modified on April 09, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABBA
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 208
Words 43
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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