Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

End of Hopes

Fingers blue with cold and yet caked grey Another fruitless rag-soaked day Dreams as ever unfulfilled Tide incoming around her feet milled Exposed ship timbers Becoming dimmer Sun now sinking into the wreck Leaving her alone and bereft Night clouds … Continue reading

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CCC159: That Same Old Lane

It’s good to see that same old lane To come home where my body was slain A stake of oak driven through my heart A silver cleaver my head to part And buried then, presumed to be dead Oh yes, … Continue reading

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Old Blue Eyes Is Back

There have been so few Of the people I knew Who could make my amber eyes turn blue Eyes that seldom are lacking wit But you, you little shit I have to admit You… You’ve really done it! 38 words … Continue reading

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Such a Bore

I love this woman She’s one of the best But the prompts she gives us I swear are a test Not of our encyclopaedic knowledge But how we’ll use the word That’s not like the rest Take today’s vellichor To … Continue reading

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Blood-formed Laces

They fought with guts and guns and taunts of come-on They wiped the field on the defeated faces of human races They patterned them with blood-formed laces The legion from our region 32 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Legion

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A Bit of a Slip

Come closer and hush I don’t want to make you blush You know that lady at number ten I heard she went to the beautician’s She went for her ‘tash, her upper lip That’s what she said But somewhere the … Continue reading

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CCC152: A Love-Lost Lass

Whose heart is this upon the shore? Some distraught lass who’ll love no more Her sailor-man has gone to sea His ship is lost She’s left to grieve Now sadness bids me also leave For that love-lost lass you know … Continue reading

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Whatever a Dipsy-Doodle

Kitty Caboodle lived a life that was brutally frugal Fasting five days out of every septuple And on those two days when she’d eat She forsook her favourite apple strudel To feast like a Chinese monk on air-dried noodles (with … Continue reading

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CCC151: Spirit of the Wood

For the fertility of the land It’s me you thank Me and my five-fingered band We come at Good Mary all in a rush Her plain to plough, her lips, her brush I am the spirit of the wood Some … Continue reading

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I Packed My Bag

I packed my carrier bag So called for being easily portable And in it I put My Neolithic flint core My Bronze Age Beaker pot My third century Roman toiletries My sixth century stockings My eleventh century book My fourteenth … Continue reading

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