Archive for June, 2016

Euro 2016 Limerick – 2

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

The island of Fire and Ice
did not treat us Englishmen nice.
But let us not pout
coz we got booted out
for playing like scared little mice.

Euro 2016 Limerick

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The England team took to the pitch
and promptly encountered a glitch.
We soon were outpaced
by the Vikings we faced
who taught us that life was…unpredictable.


Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

There is too much noise about Brexit,
Grexit, Frexit, Finexit, and Nexit.
As to Europe itself,
rotten at the far shelf,
what to do with it – Throwit or Fixit?


Brexit Limerick 5

Monday, June 27th, 2016

A tight referendum we ran
to split with the Europe-wide clan.
But it would have been smart
if right from the start
we’d worked out a post-Brexit plan.

Brexit Limerick 4

Monday, June 27th, 2016

The vote for the Brexit was bold,
and gained much support from the old.
But what of young folk
who escaped Europe’s yoke
and now find that they’re out in the cold?

Brexit Limerick 3

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Said Nigel Farage, “Hip, Hooray!
We gained independence this day.
But the end of the story
is my friends now ignore me
and hope that I’m fading away.”

Brexit Limerick 2

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Could this be the start of the end?
Will the EU’s peeved members unfriend?
Whate’er may transpire
the fat’s in the fire
with plenty of fences to mend.

Brexit Limerick

Monday, June 27th, 2016

The U.K. decided to vote
on a bridge or to dig a deep moat.
As mad as a hatter
we plumped for the latter
and now we’re adrift in a boat.

Trump University Limerick

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Said Trump, “There’s a Mexican judge
who bears me one heck of a grudge.
Though I’m the accused,
he should still be recused,
and on that point ‘The Donald’ won’t budge.”