Ukraine is in Pain (a Limerick)

Not really a humourous Limerick, this one is quite melancholy, reflecting my back pain over these last few weeks …

Ukraine is in Pain (a Limerick)

There was an old poet in pain

Who had been struck down by hard rain

He felt thorns in his back

Like a missile attack

Misguided shrapnel from Ukraine

Ivor Steven (c) August 2022

Who Has The Foggiest? (a Limerick)

This week’s challenge on Weekly Prompts is: MISSINGPlease go over and visit their fabulous site by clicking on >> Here .. and my Limerick below is in response to the prompt ‘Missing’

Who Has The Foggiest? (a Limerick) 

I cannot see the morning moon 

There’s no sunshine in my breakfast spoon 

The heaviest of fogs falls 

I cannot hear the birds’ calls 

Has our world condemned nature’s tune? 

Ivor Steven ©  May 2022

I’m Just A Boy

On Tuesday 12th, it was ‘World Limerick Day’, and to celebrate the day I wrote this Limerick….. I do enjoy writing Limericks, but I don’t usually post them on my site, so while I’m taking a rest from serious writings/poems, I thought I’d present this one today.


I’m Just A Boy


There was a boy from Geelong

Who usually wore shorts and thongs

Winter fell from the hills

His ankles felt the chill

So woolly socks and beanie he did don




Ivor Steven (c)  May 2020