DESA | Call for Submissions – Laughing Limerick!

DESA | Call for Submissions – Laughing Limerick!

Whilst hoping that you all have a wonderful Easter, we editors of TEXT bring to you our next call for submissions, this time linked with the comical theme tied to the 1st of April – April Fool’s Day!

Keeping this in mind, all writings are to be made in the form of a limerick.

For those who are unsure as to what a limerick is, below please find its definition according to the Oxford Dictionary:

Limerick: A humorous five-line poem with a rhyme scheme aabba.

Hereunder, you can find a few examples of popular limericks that will get you acquainted with the structure:

“Hickory dickory dock.
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock struck one,
And down he run.
Hickory dickory dock.”
by Edward Lear

“There was an Old Man of Peru
Who watched his wife making a stew.
But once, by mistake,
In a stove she did bake
That unfortunate Man of Peru.”
by Edward Lear

“And let me the canakin clink, clink.
And let me the canakin clink.
A soldier’s a man.
A life’s but a span.
Why, then, let a soldier drink.”
by William Shakespeare

All emails are to be sent on, addressed to Editors of TEXT, and are to include all of the following information:

Full Name/Pseudonym
Title of Limerick

The deadline for all submissions falls on Tuesday 10th of April 2018.

Good luck from your editors,

Alexander and Kathryn
Editors of TEXT – DESA

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