Tag: Nantucket Limerick

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Limerick Challenge Lives on 2022

The famous series of limericks dates back about a century: you can read the first four in the challenge at Yesterdaysisland.com/limerick-challengeEvery year we issue a new challenge to our readers to continue the saga. In 2020, we ran a pandemic series, with 24 stanzas submitted by readers. This summer we […]

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Two Versions of Our Limerick Challenge

For nearly three decades we have been challenging readers to add to the series of limericks about Nantucket. During 2020, we opened a new challenge for readers to submit pandemic limericks: you can read both series by going to yesterdaysisland.com— just type LIMERICKS into the search field. This week we […]

There Once Was a Man from Nantucket
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A New and Lighthearted Challenge for the Times

THERE ONCE WAS A MAN FROM NANTUCKET…UPDATED SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 For decades, Yesterday’s Island/Today’s Nantucket (now celebrating our 50th year!) has challenged readers to add to the original Nantucket Limericks. The ORIGINAL limericks, not the ones that make us blush. You can read them here https://yesterdaysisland.com/limerick-challenge/ along with more recent additions. While […]