Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

Behind the Garden Shed

I knew a family of imps when I was a kid Lived behind the garden shed My folks never saw them Cos whenever they looked the imps promptly hid I’d talk to them often though they’d rather play Games vicious … Continue reading

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Mr McGoo

Mr McGoo supped too much brew It’s true, phew, he hadn’t a clue He slumped on the pew with only one shoe Ignored all the fuss, looking askew Till sobered anew Written from Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Anew in 31 … Continue reading

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General Genres on the Menu

I am an avid reader I eat books as another eats a feast Though wary I am of the English Bard His Complete Works is a beast On Christyesque Whodunnits I like to snack Thrillers and Political Espionage might fill … Continue reading

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The Pancake Threaders Stance

Complex is the typical Pancake Threaders’ stance Complex the steppings with complex treadings Complex the weavings with complex threadings Complex their roles for who’s to play lead and who’s to pay heed Complex, the structure of a typical Pancake Threaders’ … Continue reading

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Song of the Solstice

Dead Dame of the Solstice, rise from your coffin Shine light in my heart, your heat on my skin Rise from the southlands, rise into the heavens Fill me with light though cold winter begins. Daughter of Dawn, your bright … Continue reading

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Deep in a Hole

Deep in a hole beneath the ground lived something unusual that made not a sound. What was it, what was it, tell me quick. Was it a snake? A goffer? A troll? A stone? Nah, none of these things, my … Continue reading

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CCC#56: Golden Lure

Eagle landing on a pole, Locus bright Talons caught upon the web turning day to night Eagle’s wing pinioned on a lyre Vega was the ancient gyre Remembered now, a star alone Alas, the eagle turned to stone Ivy tangles … Continue reading

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CCC#55: Ancient Brews for Ancient Feasts

Come on my son, you are not dead; Stop your sleeping, get out of bed. I’ll wash you and warm you; I’ll turn you about; And when you start growing, I’ll give you a clout. I’ll bash you and thrash … Continue reading

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The Tweenies of Tweeny Wood

Between and betwixt the Hall and the Marsh, there you’ll find the Tweeny Wood where Tweenies live – ‘tween this year and the last ‘tween this month and next ‘tween this day and the last ‘tween this moment and next … Continue reading

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CCC51: The Wicker Spider

On Halloween Night the wicker spider weaves… a sticky web to catch the spirits on the breeze: Wicked imps and sneaky sprites, malevolent boggarts that give us a fright, streaming through the forest trees, rustling and hissing as they kick … Continue reading

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