Wednesday limerick: beat, pressure, substance

Each Wednesday, I compose a limerick based on the prompt from Three Word Wednesday. Today's words are: beat, pressure, substance  (it's more fun if you read it aloud - try it!):

"No pressure, just beat your own pace,"
is the best way to manage this "race".
So others write faster?
That's not a disaster;
I'm shooting for substance and grace.

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Speed, quality, volume: pick two.

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  1. Very good! I think you used those words perfectly ^_^

  2. Reminds me of 'slow but steady wins the race'......your limericks always make me smile, and say, so very well-done!

  3. You aced 'em both, meter and rhyme. Congrats...

  4. " just beat your own pace" Love it - all of it. I always smile when I read your work.

  5. You suggest strolling but your verse has speed to it.

  6. I think you hit both: substance and grace.

    slowing down seems like a wise idea.

  7. Sounds like good advice to me. I've had those days when faster got me into all kinds of trouble.


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