Limerick Poetry Challenge – Draft

This week, the Limerick Poetry Challenge over on Mind and Life Matters is rather clever. Rashmi has set the challenge of using at least two different meanings of any homonym you choose in your poem.

This peaked my interest as the prompt I set for this week’s Six Word Story Challenge was Draft –  a homonym I purposely set to stir up variations on a theme.

To tie in with the theme of the Six Word Story Challenge, I used Draft as my inspiration for the limerick.


The draft raised the hairs on his skin,

His life and his world in a spin.

His burgen was heavy

With fear of the many.

His draft wakes the soldier within.




About Nicola Auckland

Busy wife to one & mum to two. I've caught the creative writing bug, now need to practice, get awesome and write something worth reading. Simples.
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15 Responses to Limerick Poetry Challenge – Draft

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  2. I love the use of draft here, Nicola! Very well done! One of my favs this week! 🙂

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  3. frankhubeny says:

    Nice use of “draft” in the limerick.


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  5. ohh, this was awesome! 🙂


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  7. Meg Sorick says:

    Nicely done! I am throwing in the towel this week.


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