Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 194,030 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

What's In A Name? (Limerick) - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Eileen Dover could not touch her toes
And that was not the end of her woes
Her little brother, Ben
Would make fun of her when
She struck such an inelegant pose

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Limerick


Comments about What's In A Name? (Limerick) by Kelly Kurt

  • Valsa George (1/11/2016 11:18:00 PM)


    Each one has a cause for woe! While some worry over serious things, others fret over insignificant things! Man's fussy nature and others tendency to make fun of minor failings are humorously brought out! (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (1/12/2016 12:09:00 AM)

    To be fair with all of my friends to whom English is a second language, The names used in this limerick are homophones Eileen Dover is- I leaned over and Ben Dover is- Bend over

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  • Wes Vogler (1/11/2016 7:07:00 PM)


    Your limericks are getting just about textbook correct. Keep 'em coming. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (1/12/2016 12:06:00 AM)

    Thanks, Wes. That is high praise

  • Abderrahmane Dakir (1/11/2016 6:34:00 AM)


    LOL, Thank you for sharing this awesome poem. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (1/11/2016 10:09:00 AM)

    I am glad I could bring a laugh

  • Akhtar Jawad (1/11/2016 3:46:00 AM)


    Failures are painful in life but if someone makes fun of it, it's more painful. Kelly Kurt's observation of petty incidents of life is amazing and a great poem on it is even more amazing. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (1/11/2016 10:08:00 AM)

    I never like to see pettiness hurt another being

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 11, 2016



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