Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

The Courtier

Wow! Is this guy the king or is he the king Strutting his stuff in a lazuli ruff Flashing his colours, outshining all others His strident screech with piercing reach Crest held erect In every detail this guy is correct … Continue reading

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Hissing Sid and Sexy Sue

It was pure chance That Sid and Sue got up to dance Sensuously slithering across the floor Around them screams, encore, encore Such sibilance, intense pleasure Sid endured 28 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Sibilance

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CCC195: Don’t Go Into the Tangled Wood

Mother said I had to be good And not go into the Tangled Wood She said, when I asked her why Bats aren’t alone at night when they fly And the others would equally see you die She said at … Continue reading

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CCC194: Fall Guy

[Trigger Warning] Tick tock It’s late o’clock Meeting my brother at the dock Injured ego, he’s been defrocked On a charge of having mocked Nay, it weren’t like that, he say T’was all the other way The flower-ladies came in … Continue reading

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Braving the Winds

It started with a clang A boom and a bang White blankets wrapped around A flood washed the ground Green began to grace the trees Braving the winds that iced the leaves The sun rose strong though ragged and torn … Continue reading

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CCC192: Lady in Red

She rises alone from her bed An ancient lady in a skirt of red Brought to these shores by a people long since dead Amongst grains of wheat and barley for their bread Mother of millions, and millions fed Poppy … Continue reading

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A Merchant So Gallant

The merchant was gallant Though backdated, maybe ancient He was unfashionably dominant Not quite the tyrant But blunt He’d say constant And then add, adamant Not a favourite with the ladies, I’d warrant They looked away to views more distant … Continue reading

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CCC190: The Waterers

I remember when you could wander there When your feet walked on dry land But that was back before the Waterers came. Well, that’s what we called them Always prophesying rising water Change your ways, change your ways, else it’ll … Continue reading

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Fashion Statement

It’s terse and pithy To encapsulate: short and brief, Brevity’s the word 12 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Brevity

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His Lemon-Coloured Vest

Beau Jest Was the best In his lemon-coloured vest Improperly dressed Was his admission Without that tickety-boo addition Didn’t matter his crimson spats That protected his shoes from sharp-clawed cats Nor his colourful cravats Without his vest Life had no … Continue reading

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