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Encounters: Little Red Riding Hood (and others)
by Regis Auffray

Saturday, March 21, 2015
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Something on the lighter side... ...a set of limericks.

Encounters: Little Red Riding Hood (and others)

When I met Little Red Riding Hood,
She was walking alone through the wood;
I offered to escort her,
She thought I would court her,
And immediately ordered that I should.
There once was an emperor named Nero,
Who thought of himself as a hero;
His fiddle he tuned,
While his city was ruined,
Nero would-be hero was a zero.
I once met a lady from Blaine,
She was small but not at all plain;
Although she was slight,
She surely could fight,
She proved it with a monster she’d slain.
There once was a fellow named Brent,
Alas he could not pay his rent;
He sought a solution,
And found absolution,
In church where he pitched his tent.
There once was a young lass named Brooke,
Who thought she’d been robbed by a crook;
But she was relieved,
And all was retrieved,
When Brooke took a look in her nook.
A newbie once smoked a dooby,
And acted like quite the booby;
Of himself made a fool,
When he fell in the pool,
On top of a gal named Ruby.
I once had a moment of truth,
It came about in a phone booth;
I was Superman,
A superb he-man,
But without my suit, quite uncouth.
There's a fellow from B.C. named Reg,
He read Ana’s words on a ledge;
Her wit made him laugh,
Which was quite a gaffe,
Thankfully he fell onto a hedge.
I once met a girl named Nelly,
Who made a magical jelly;
While singing her songs,
She righted all wrongs,
And still managed to run a deli.
She's a wonderful lass that Alice,
Eccentric but without any malice;
So when I shall meet her,
I’ll willingly greet her,
And pour sweet wine into her chalice.
© Copyright 2015 Regis Auffray
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Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 3/28/2015
It takes more talent than many realize to write these limericks. Great work and smile worthy.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 3/27/2015
Ah yes, the inimitable little miss hood et al. It is Alice that you should be leery of. May peace and love be always with you. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Mor Inchrory 3/24/2015
And let us wish that her cup over floweth.
Reviewed by Micki Peluso 3/24/2015
Regis, how I've missed your delightfulblimericks. You're the best at thes and yes I finally wrote one and got it right. :)

Be well and keep us smiling, my firend.

Micki peluso
Reviewed by richard cederberg 3/23/2015
Perhaps these (and all those other limericks you've composed) will be your legacy, Regis. Peace to you...
Reviewed by Barbara Henry 3/23/2015
Delightful Limericks,Regis. All of them are 'spot on.' I believe it takes a certain wit to write these,ditties.
Are you trying to replace Ogden Nash by any chance?
Keep up the hilariously good work,and continued success.

Barbara J. Henry
Reviewed by Edward Phillips 3/23/2015
There was a young maiden from Norway
Who hung by her heels from a doorway
I don't remember the rest
Or is this just a test
To see if you've thought of one more way?
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/23/2015
Great limericks. Enjoyed each one.
Reviewed by Jena Ayro 3/22/2015

Ah Reg,

Such a wicked sense
of humor you have, be
it all so nice and very

Thanks for the read..

Reviewed by Isabella Koldras 3/22/2015
Smiles. As always appealing-timeless-light hearted.
Thank you Regis, for sharing your words...put together to create
a set of funny poems of "nonsense"...Oops! Limericks.
Reviewed by Andrea Williams 3/22/2015
Enjoyed. brought a smile to my lips.
Reviewed by D. Vegas 3/22/2015
I love limericks, thank you Regis!


Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 3/22/2015
I look forward to reading your limericks. They brighten my day!

Love ya!

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/22/2015
You sure meet some strange ladies! But then, they are the spice of life. But I wonder who that silly, willy-nilly fellow named Reg, who fell off a ledge, is? ;-)

Reviewed by jude forese 3/21/2015
cute verses well worth reading ...
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/21/2015
I love it when u write these, Reg, and wait with bated breath for them to come out, wish u would write more & I like all of them, all he time...=e=
Reviewed by lois christensen 3/21/2015
Fun to read these, Regis.
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 3/21/2015
Phone booth is hysterical...
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 3/21/2015
I enjoy your witty Limericks.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Danae Wilkin 3/21/2015
Sweet use of limerick and its rhyme scheme. I'm not sure how they all relate into a single poem because the subject keeps changing, although connected by the narrator's first person POV. Thanks for sharing. DW
Reviewed by CHANTI LACE 3/21/2015
Great writing nice to read you again... Hugss....
Reviewed by Michael Schafer 3/21/2015
A fun filled write.
Every stanza a delight.
Limericks for all.
Tales told tall.
Regis, you're alright.

Michael D.
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 3/21/2015
Excellent Regis! You are back! Yea!

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