Massachusetts (Limerick Challenge)

There once was a man from Nantucket
Whose di—


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Hi, I’m Peter Longstaff, Director of Tourism for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. For years we’ve enjoyed the humor of the great Limerick about the “Man from Nantucket.â€? But Massachusetts is more than that lovely island, and we have more activities than things you can do with your ear. So I invite you to come explore some new Limericks about the Commonwealth, and to discover the many parts of Massachusetts…

Said a longtime resident of P-Town,
“Summer’s end always makes me frown.
You might think it queer,
But when the beaches all clear,
There’s nobody left to blow me down!â€?

Confessed the young witches of Salem,
“Our bodies, by night we’d unveil ‘em.
The Devil had us possessed
As we showed off our breasts,
Any farm boys showed up, we would nail ‘em.â€?

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