West wingnut

The veteran journalist Bob/

From talking to Donald Trump’s mob,/

Found less stable genius,/

More misdemeanious/

Unstable dumbass nutjob.///

Some readers may be thrown by the scansion in line 5, which appears to be a syllable short when taken on its own. But read together it scans because of the extra syllables in line 4, courtesy of my coinage ‘misdemeanious’. There may well be a technical term for this (does enjambment cover it?).


About twitmericks

There is an old fellow called Mick/Who's been penning the odd limerick/I admit he's no Keats/But he does them in tweets/So to follow, you just have to click. https://twitter.com/#!/twitmericks "The limerick master of the twitterati" (The Guardian).
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