Author Archives: twitmericks

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).

Mitt dumps Trump

His fellow Republican, Mitt,/ Declared Donald Trump is unfit/ And went on to say/ He’s causing dismay./ The rest of the world said: “No Shit!”/// His fellow Republican, Mitt,Declared Donald Trump is unfitAnd went on to sayHe's causing dismay.The rest … Continue reading

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Ferry poor show

To keep trade post-Brexit afloat/ The government went with a quote/ From Seaborne, though shipping/ May find deadlines slipping -/ They’ve yet to get hold of a boat. To keep trade post-Brexit afloatThe government went with a quoteFrom Seaborne, though … Continue reading

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STORMY DENIALS – MICK TWISTER’S LIMERICK REVIEW OF 2018

It’s been quite a year, yet again, and as usual I’ve picked out a few dozen out of the several hundred twitmericks from 2018 to sum up the year’s highs and lows. I kick off with Trump, who’s spawned an … Continue reading

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Bold Sir Michael

There once was a man on TV/ Who went from sketch-based repartee/ To world inter-railin’:/ Arise Michael Palin,/ A genuine knight who says ‘Ni!’/// No, he’s not dead – in fact, he’s not even resting. Newly-ennobled former Python Sir Michael … Continue reading

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No laughing matter

A clown said ‘it really does irk us,/ As disciplined, highly-skilled workers,/ When folks say “You clown!”/ To put MPs down’ -/ I’d like to see them run a circus!’/// A clown said 'it really does irk us,As disciplined, highly-skilled … Continue reading

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RIP Limerick Larry

There was an old man, 99,/ Whose verses were ever so fine,/ Enriching the Times/ With limerick rhymes/ Till sadly he reached the last line./// There was an old man, 99,Whose verses were ever so fine,Enriching the TimesWith limerick rhymes … Continue reading

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Future imperfect

There was a Dickensian miser/ Who saw from a spirit adviser/ The rest of his days,/ So altered his ways,/ Becoming a philanthropiser./// I’m just posting up some limericks from the last few days, when I was away. This retelling … Continue reading

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Present imperfect

  A boy called police in, distraught/ At what Father Christmas had brought,/ For Santa had missed/ The things on his list -/ This criminal had to be caught!/// A boy called police in, distraughtAt what Father Christmas had brought,For Santa … Continue reading

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Sell Trump!

As stock exchange prices went red/ Economists everywhere said/ The cause of the slump/ Was fears about Trump,/ Who tried shifting blame to the Fed./// https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/24/investing/stock-market-today-dow/index.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twbusiness&utm_content=2018-12-24T13%3A25%3A04&utm_term=image As stock exchange prices went redEconomists everywhere saidThe cause of the slumpWas fears about … Continue reading

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Isis? What Isis?

James Mattis and now Brett McGurk/ Resigned when the number one Turk/ Outwitted their chief,/ Whose grasp of his brief/ Was that of an absolute jerk./// James Mattis and now Brett McGurkResigned when the number one TurkOutwitted their chief,Whose grasp … Continue reading

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