Tuesday 5 December 2023

Progress in Poetry: "LIMERRHOIDS"

 This blogpost will give you more understanding and some helpful examples related to a type of  limerick-variation indulged in by the authors. To see the whole spectrum of our efforts, you might want to take the time to review "A Corner of the Poet's World: LIMERICK VARIATIONS".

Note that "limerrhoid" is a neologism, i.e. a concocted word invented by the authors for various types of extensions to limerick verses; it has no genuine medical significance, although it sounds as if it should. 

Authors' Note: an apocryphal tale. The authors offer their apologies to any extant persons in Ireland or elsewhere named Seamie O'Malley, or their descendants.

More Examples

Further collections of such verses by the authors using an extended limerick format have been made available to readers recently; click HERE

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