Scritchings

National Limerick Day

There was an auld wife from th’toon, Whee tahkt leik a reet proppa loon. Sh’ did a bit learnin, Soon tides were a turnin, Now she speaks with a sense of aploomb.

The Entertainer

He once had a dog with the same name as me,He told me with whisky in hand.He wasn’t too tall, you were up to his knee,And he came from a far away land. He carried the look of a debonair spy,With a tale for every occasion.He once was a king for a charming young queen,And … Continue reading The Entertainer

An Old Woman’s Story

The old woman’s story ended in loneliness. She wrote her final letter to someone unknown. The spidery writing was barely legible, written by a shaking hand. I am sending you word to say I am alone now. Surrounded by strangers and forgetting the days. I will travel to you soon. It was never posted. The intended … Continue reading An Old Woman’s Story

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