Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge.

Esther Chilton
Esther Chilton

I am sure that you will have noticed that the 2020 Olympic Games have finally got going in Japan, one year late and without the crowds. This fortnight will bring us many inspirational stories and it is a great time for writers to put pen to paper and step onto the poetry rostrum.

Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is GOLD. So can you write a limerick using the word GOLD in it somewhere?

If you want to swerve around the weekly prompt, please feel free to ignore it and write a limerick to suit your current mood and feelings. Just let it flow. Delight us all with your creativity.

Post your submissions in the Comments on this post.

Share your GOLDEN Limericks

About Lance Greenfield

Blog: email: I published my debut novel in December 2014: Eleven Miles. My second novel went live in February 2016: Knitting Can Walk!
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35 Responses to Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

  1. trentpmcd says:

    Cyclist Bob wanted a gold medal
    But for the bronze he must settle
    He gave it a try
    But couldn’t get by
    No matter how hard he did peddle
    Sue is a lass who seems tart
    Rude and loud voice, for a start
    But give her time
    And you will find
    That made of pure gold is her heart

    Liked by 4 people

  2. willowdot21 says:

    Adam a swimmer Uttoxeter born
    To win us a gold he had sworn
    He jumped in the pool
    saying am I not cool.
    And he crossed the line first, like a prawn.

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  3. Tom was really quite cold
    He stood in a stream with a load
    Of pans and equipment
    He’d got in a shipment
    To help him with panning for gold!

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Kim Smyth says:

    There once was a gal not so old
    Who loved summertime, not the cold
    The Olympics did call
    And she did not fall
    Off the bar which earned her the gold!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. peter freeman says:

    My regular carer is on holiday – Which means I get sent just anyone – This surely can’t be right – Some are good as gold – The rest just absolute sh..te .

    Liked by 1 person

  6. There once was a lady too old
    Who said “I will win the bright gold”
    She picked up her prop
    Fell down with a plop
    She laughed very hard-uncontrolled

    Liked by 1 person

  7. SexagenarianScribbler says:

    I’ve a brain the size of a pea
    Learning never came easy for me
    But I’ve a heart of gold
    Which is worth, so I’m told
    Far more than any fancy degree.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Tom is both determined and bold
    His aim is to go for just gold
    He knows not to stop
    When reaching for top
    Each step is rewarded ninefold!

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Pingback: Gold – (Monday Limerick #9) – Laura McHarrie @ The Hidden Edge

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