Limerick Nation is a pioneering collection of new limericks from IRON Press which attemptsto rescue the poetic form from its low literary reputation. More than sixty poets havecontributed and each of the limericks is inspiredby the writer’s place of residence. This is normallythe town but several writers have shown ingenuityand rhymed their district, their street nameor even their postcode! Many of the limerickspinpoint a particular cultural, topographical orhistorical peculiarity of their locale.
Try suggesting a week-end in Leicesterand watch your amour turn protester.It’s all roadwork and conesand that dead king’s old bonesaren’t much of a romantic gestureD.A.Prince