A limerick for a comic.

There once was a wild comic genius Whose natural gift was to please us. But his gestures and jokes Were Technicolor smoke Hiding secrets to rival Berzelius. Kristen TsetsiKristen Tsetsi is the author of the novels The Age of the Child, The Year of Dan Palace, and Pretty Much True, Dr. Owen W. Gilman, Jr.’s … Read more

A limerick on dying.

There once was a jeweler named Earl Whose fear was the end of the world. The pitchers of beer Worked to silence his fears ‘Til the night he drunk-choked on a pearl. Kristen TsetsiKristen Tsetsi is the author of the novels The Age of the Child, The Year of Dan Palace, and Pretty Much True, … Read more

A limerick in defense of the cat.

There once was a cat named McGoo Whose dead owner became kitty food. This might make cats scary, But when things get hairy… Look. Starving, you’d eat the guy, too. Kristen TsetsiKristen Tsetsi is the author of the novels The Age of the Child, The Year of Dan Palace, and Pretty Much True, Dr. Owen … Read more

A limerick for prey.

There once was a young man named Tuck Who carried a gun in his truck. He’d shoot it at melons Ignorin’ the yellin’ Of hunters out tryin’ to kill ducks. Kristen TsetsiKristen Tsetsi is the author of the novels The Age of the Child, The Year of Dan Palace, and Pretty Much True, Dr. Owen … Read more