Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bobbing for Apples - Limerick Contest - Saturday Evening Post

Kay's dress was cute and frilly
The water was dark and chilly
But she closed her eyes
And bobbed for the prize
And made all the boys look silly.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Trick or Treat Costume Limerick for Weiners

There once was a hot dog named Feeney
Who loved to eat ripe zucchini
On 10/31
He put on a bun
And went as a big Halloweenie.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Halloween Wizard Limerick Postcard

Were I a Wizard with a Wand
I'd wave it over you
And all of your troubles
Should turn into bubbles
And all of your Hopes come true.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A Wizard, The Count J.R. Doyle - Halloween Limerick

A wizard - the Count J.R. Doyle
Wanted to make a gargoyle
He used the right quotient
When he mixed the potion
But just couldn't make the jar boil!

There Once Was A Witch - So Chic A Halloween Limerick

There once was a witch - so chic;
She never, to mortals, did speak.
She wore fancy clothes,
Had a beautiful nose,
And her hair was shiny and sleek.

But her heart was evil and black;
She needed the world out-of-whack.
She cast a foul potion
Into the ocean,
And made all the starfish go, "Quack."

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A Goblin Named Zeke - Halloween Limerick for Children

There is a young goblin named Zeke
He loves to make children scream, "Eek!"
He hides in your toys
And then makes a noise
So close your eyes tight and don't peek.

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Reaper is Wary and Fickle - A Halloween Limerick

The Reaper is wary and fickle
As he glides with his cape and sickle
With no face to smile
(Been dead for awhile)
He's a very hard guy to tickle.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

A Goblin Named Max - A Halloween Alto Sax Limerick

Now let me just tell you the facts
About a young goblin named Max
Each afternoon
He played a short tune
On his grandfather's old alto sax.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Chimp Named Francisco - Limerick Poem

There once was a chimp named Francisco
Who loved to eat gooey Crisco
When given the chance
He'd laugh and then dance
The waltz, the tango, and disco.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Vintage Cream of Wheat Halloween Ghost Limerick

Said a ghost who was pale and transparent
"I should eat Cream of Wheat," it's apparent
But it's so nutritious
I'd get too ambitious
And leave my old haunts . . .  so I daren't!"

Saturday, October 4, 2014

An Ogre Named Knute - Limericks for Kids

There was a young ogre named Knute,
Who wanted to learn the flute.
He tried and he tried,
But failed, then cried.
He just couldn't make the thing toot.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Cried A Witch To Her Cat - We Must Go -- Halloween Limericks

Cried a witch to her cat - We must go
And visit these people belo
Who say that they doubt us
Yet can't do without us
They're the most inconsistent I kno

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Headless Horseman Halloween Limerick (Sleepy Hollow)

There once was a man with no head
The thought of him filled me with dread
The man and his horse
Were a dream, of course
I crooned as I trembled in bed.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Classic Halloween Limerick Postcard for Kids

This is the night when Spooks and Things
Are trailing round, you know
When Owls hoot
And Goblins scoot
And witches come and go

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hallowe'en Night - A Vintage Limerick Postcard

If your conduct is proper and right
Then the spooks, on Hallowe'en night
Should they happen to call
Will not harm you at all
And the witches will quickly take flight

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Schoolma'am - Vintage Limerick Postcard

She is the one of whom all are afraid
And her speech is "I must be obeyed!"
She keeps down the lid
On the poor little kid
And she lives and will die an old maid.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

I Hope You Will Not Be Afraid (Vintage Halloween Postcard Limericks)

I hope you will not be afraid
If the Witches you see on paraid
They are excellent folk
But delight in a jolk
For that's just the way they are maid

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A Scarecrow Named Kyle - Halloween Limericks for Kids

There once was a scarecrow named Kyle
Who roamed the green fields for a while
Till he met pumpkin Kate
Standing next to the gate
And turned her sad frown to a smile.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

An Old Man of the Dee - Vintage Edward Lear Limerick

There was an Old Man of the Dee,
Who was sadly annoyed by a Flea;
When he said, "I will scratch it!"
They gave him a hatchet,
Which grieved that Old Man of the Dee.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Spooks Upon Halloween Night - Vintage Limerick Postcard

If your conduct is proper and right
Then the Spooks upon Halloween Night
Should they happen to call
Will not harm you at all
And witches will quickly take flight.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A Jock from the Town of Dundee - A Sarony Cigarettes Limerick

A "Jock" from the town of Dundee
Wore his kilts rather high from the knee
Of course you conclude
It was frightfully rude
But his mother still dresses him - see?

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Win a Free Copy of A PUMPKIN NAMED LILLY on Goodreads!

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Waiting in line at Ohio State - A Financial Aid Limerick

I stand in the line and wait.
Curious to learn my fate.
Will my loan be approved?
Or am I removed
From the rolls of O-hi-o State?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Puffin Muffin Limerick for Kids

There once was a silly young puffin
Who stuck his bill in a muffin
To his surprise
It covered his eyes
And he said, "Now I can't see nuffin."

Monday, August 11, 2014

Ohio State vs. Navy - August 30, 2014

The Bucks play Navy in Baltimore
D'you think they'll need the ball to score?
Or will their D
Be all that they need
To make the Midshipmen crawl to shore?

Saturday, August 9, 2014

How Tough is Jimmy Fallon? A Limerick

There's a man in New York named Fallon
Five nights a week he is palin'
With models and actors
And guys on green tractors
But can he defeat a young Shaolin?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Don't Worry, It's Just A Fruit Bat

There is a young bat named Carrie
At first, she looks a bit scary
But oh, she is quiet
And the food in her diet
Is an orange, an peach, and a berry.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Danger - Thin Ice - Keep Off!

They warn that the ice is all thin
And they don't  want us all to fall in
But it's 90 degrees
Without any breeze
So I think what I'll do is crawl in.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Disability Parking - Heed the Sign!

Please heed the blue and white sign
With the cool stick-figure design.
Be well-behaved
- That space, it is saved
Or face a big, hefty fine.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A PUMPKIN NAMED LILLY - 56 Limericks for Kids is now available on Amazon!

A PUMPKIN NAMED LILLY is the second book in Randy Imwalle's 56 LIMERICKS FOR KIDS series, following A PIRATE NAMED MOLLY. A PUMPKIN NAMED LILLY contains 56 all-new limericks. The limericks range from the traditional There Once Was A Boy Named Josh to the nursery-rhyme inspired The First Piggy Went To The Store. Holiday limericks include A Pumpkin Named Lilly. Riddle limericks include I'm Green When I Pop In The Spring. 

Many of the limericks are impertinent, it goes with the genre. Some end in tragedy, while others are nonsense. All of the limericks will make a kid think - about words, about choices, and about consequences. 

Also included are a How-To-Write-A-Limerick Guide and a Rhyming-Word Cheat Sheet. These two tools make writing limericks easy and fun for kids and adults - Randy uses the Cheat Sheet every day!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

For Irish Music Addicts - The Dublin Irish Festival

If it's Irish music you need,
Your endless hunger to feed,
Please have no fear,
Dublin O. is quite near,
Just get there with all proper speed.

Kerry Bog Pony Limerick - See A Bog Pony at the Dublin Irish Festival!

If you have a small burden to carry
And you don't mind a beast that is hairy
Then this you must heed
With all proper speed,
"Get a tough pony from Kerry."

Thursday, July 24, 2014

An American Pickers Wannabe Limerick

I dream of becoming a picker,
Of making my billfold thicker.
I want to be like
Those guys, Frank and Mike,
And bargain, and haggle, and dicker.