Goose under Fire

Illustration: Elizabeth Webbe

When she came round the corner did I run

For held she in hand a hot steaming iron

Washing and scrubbing were making her weep

She threw down the iron and went off to sleep

Burnt it the table and set off the fire siren

Related Post: Fling with Fate

This limerick has been posted for Monday's Child #42 Picture mem and Lots of Laughter April 2011 prompt: Fire

17 comments:

  1. LOL :D the siren would have scared the wits out of her for sure, TF! enjoyed it!

    btw, Poets Rally next edition is from tomorrow night 8:30pm or so :) do join us again if you can. I forgot to remind last time round!

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  2. Thanks Vinay. Will try to participate this time.

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  3. crazy and weird and awesome!


    I have been following your blog for sometime now and its brilliant! So I am giving the versatile blogger award to you! Check it out at http://confusedyuppie.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/versatile-blogger-award/.
    I am now waiting to read your random facts.
    Cheers!

    Sandy

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  4. O my I hope she got out save and sound...ironing can be a dangerous job..thank you for sharing...bkm

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  5. Thanks a lot, Sandy for sharing this award. Shall respond shortly. Too busy with office work these days.

    Thanks, signed...bkm. Glad you liked the limerick

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  6. just hilarious. it was a wise decision to bolt :)

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  7. Thanks, Trisha. Glad you enjoyed.

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  8. super poetic one.
    well done.

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  9. Hahahaha read a limerick after a long, long time...

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  10. Wonderful! Could not help laughing :)

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  11. Thanks a lot, Arti and Jaai Vipra.

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  13. fantastic write...thanks for sharing

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