Temptation – a Limerick

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Mary has us writing about temptation over at dverse. I’ve been tempted to go and see the new Star Trek film, so I’m short on writing time, and so offer a humble little limerick:

A woman who had sought redemption,
spent many years in contemplation.
She finally emerged –
going on a big splurge,
for she found she preferred temptation.


40 thoughts on “Temptation – a Limerick

  1. haha…women and shopping…smiles…usually not a big temptation for me but i have some friends that would def. underline your last line with a red marker…smiles

  2. Yep, shopping used to fill an emptiness inside and burn a hole in my pocket. I do not like to shop anymore.

  3. After I read your limerick I burst out laughing. That kind of temptation I can empathize with. And succumb to! Thanks for this.

    • I think we can all get tempted to purchases relating to our hobbies and interests. A colleague of mine has had his secretary try and limit his book purchases to one a day!

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