Well, the �silly season� is upon us, with only 7 more weeks to Christmas! Aghhh I hear you scream. Yes, it�s creeping up on us very quickly. So I�ve been thinking, it�s about time the forum joined the silly season and I�m going to kick it off with this weeks �silly season activity�. I know quilters are the worlds very best problem solvers so I�m giving you a challenge. I'm inviting you to write a limerick about yourself. It doesn�t need to be too exposing or overly honest, just a bit of fun between us. Below, is my contribution, with two limericks I wrote during the week. I�ve already fessed up previously, to being a quiltaholic who can�t go a day without a needle in hand, so these limericks reflect that.
For those of you that are not sure what a limerick is here is a basic explanation for you: A limerick is a five-line poem. The rhyme pattern has lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyming or the last words sounding the same, and lines 3 and 4 rhyming or last words sounding the same.
So... here goes:
There was a quiltmaker called Judie
Who tended to get a bit moody
If she wasn�t able to stitch
Her body would shiver and twitch
And she�d end up being a bit loopy
(Judie, moody and loopy rhyme, well... sort of)
(stitch and twitch rhyme, pretty well I think!)
There was a quilter who lived in Australia
Who needed to quilt each day, without failure
With needle and thread
And a quilt in her head
She became a compulsive quilt maker!
So it�s over to you now, have a go and have some fun.