Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

He Vowed

Drenched in the downpour He crouched at the centre of the ancient henge He mate, his partner, his wife bleeding and leaking out her life His teeth clenched, his emotions wrenched, his heart in pain From the wedge that hammered … Continue reading

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CCC211: Trevor’s Day Out

Trevor was a fisherman’s tractor He lived on the shore by the sea But Trevor’s boss was heading inland So Trevor begged him, please take me. Away from the sea there were no waves With no boat to pull up … Continue reading

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Heaven

I love to stop And who would not For a five-minute browse Forgetting the time As I scan the spines Selecting at random With exquisite abandon That will carry me over Till my next stop At the Bibliopole’s shop 39 … Continue reading

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CCC210: Plenty Entities

If you go down to the woods today You’d best beware of the fay Though the fay aren’t the worst Trolls rate as first Trolls will break that table and chairs Pixies, now, to reach them would take them years … Continue reading

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I’m No Fool

I am no fool But make it a rule On Saturday morn Get this prompt done 16 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Rule

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CCC208: You’d Best Be Brave

If you go down to the woods today You’d best take a spear and a shield You’d best be brave for there you’ll find A bestial beast who’ll refuse to yield Fire it breathes And its back is plated with … Continue reading

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CCC207: In Tractor Hell

My love is gone Where can he be? He’s not in the barn where he used to be Nor yet in the fields, that I can see He’d been coughing and choking Not sounding well I do hope he’s not … Continue reading

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Because Love Isn’t Black and White

You cannot know day without the night Without the dark you cannot know light You cannot know warmth without the cold Without the shy you can’t know the bold Without the below you can’t have above But without its opposite … Continue reading

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CCC206: Poor Polly No-Drawers

Poor Polly No-Drawers couldn’t keep a thread on Every cloth, large or small, she’d shed Her coat Her jacket Her dress Her shoes Her socks Her vest And yes, even her drawers We found her hat on a signpost and … Continue reading

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These Wicked Cramps

Wicked cramps are gripping my legs Grampa says it’s because I lack magnesium And that’s why the accompanying restless jifling But that doesn’t answer this raging thirst Nor yet the intermittent vomiting Grandma says to dispose of that Not to … Continue reading

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