"The Village Wedding" by Sir Samuel Luke Fildes Two Limericks by Nivedita Karthik The Society January 9, 2017 Humor, Poetry 4 Comments The gown and the date are set, caterers and florists I’ve met. The hall has been booked, no detail overlooked Wait…I don’t have a groom just yet! There once was a very young rat who thought himself a big, black bat. So, he leapt off a chair and flew through the air Straight into the jaws of a cat! Nivedita Karthik is a graduate in Integrated Immunology from the University of Oxford who likes reading books and travelling. She is an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer and has given many performances. She loves any form of creative writing (especially poems) and writes them whenever she can. Related Post ‘Peace’ by Ruth Asch Are the dead at peace in the ground? wrapped in loam, slow dissolving to earth. Is the mother at peace in travail, wracked apart that a c... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 4 Responses David Martin January 9, 2017 Loved them. How about this? A Texas politician, once dead, Was too big for the casket they said. Then, although he had died, An enema was tried. Now he rests in a box made for bread. Reply Wendy Bourke January 9, 2017 These are a treat – and very clever. Limericks can be tricky to “pull off” … I’ve yet to write one that I’m satisfied with; though having-a-go at them is so much fun. Reply Debbie Johnson January 11, 2017 These are both well written limericks with strong rhymes and meter. They are humorous and I enjoyed them both. Keep on writing. Reply Elizabeth Boquet January 13, 2017 I think I know that rat! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.