Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

Message Me

Royal Mail Air-Mail Snail-Mail E-mail Changes seen Since those long-ago days Of pen-pals Worldwide. Now my pen’s put away Used only for cards At Christmas For weddings And birthdays Replaced by DMs And tweets Less to say. 37 words written … Continue reading

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CCC228: Hellabaloo

Hellabaloo has had her day Left, abandoned to decay No longer sailing with the other boats No longer able to stay afloat Hellabaloo, dragged ashore To sail the wavy blue no more

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Beam Me Aboard

Remember the days When boldly we’d go Where none before us had ventured With Kirk to captain us And Spock as First Officer With Chief Med – now what was his name? McCoy, that’s right, the real one! And Scotty … Continue reading

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CCC227: In a Land Beloved by Bears

There is a land that’s far away And in that land my true love stays Sequestered amongst the endless hills Hidden from the working ills Might that rainbow take me there To that land beloved by bears?

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What a View

It’s knee trembling Leg wobbling Spine shaking Skin sweating Mind numbing Terrifying… Yet breath-taking 14 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Breath-taking

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Green Grows the Leaves of Spring

She had grown Oh my, how she’d grown But up, not out or down I feared she’d never now fit in her gown A new outfit for her A dress all in shades of green The most beautiful dapple ever … Continue reading

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CCC225: On Matters of Divorce

Mary at the churchyard gate Watching the sun, cos he is late Said he’d marry her at noon But she’ll divorce him if he’s not here soon  

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Tick Tock

Hearing the clock The slow tick-tock The minute-by-minute Move of the hands Inexorable, the slip of the sands Countdown to tragedy Oh woe, alas, what’s to become of me A noose awaits me on the morrow A noose that will … Continue reading

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CCC224: Lost Without Bells

They’ve taken away my bells. But who to point my finger at Who to cast into ten depths of hell? And tell me How’s my beloved Esmeralda to seduce with her dancing Without the bells I used to ring?

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To My Would-Be Valentine

Oh would-be lover, I entreat No more of your rough-hewn poems without meat I tire of this naïve talk of the moon And how you swoon It’s altogether too jejune 30 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Jejune

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