Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

A Different Story

To travel back in time To change what has been done To alter the course of history Make it tell a different story But who dares foretell the events that follow upon that alteration? Would that story be better? Woe, … Continue reading

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To Argue the Toss

                Wrangle… to entangle your tongue with a persistent antagonist To mangle angry words with an opportunist Or cling to the rocks, ignoring the knocks while you argue the toss with the surf-surging … Continue reading

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I’m Glad He’s Gone

I bequeath to you my best left shoe These past ten years I’ve had no use of it What use when I’ve no foot to put in it? When your father pushed me over the railings at the zoo He … Continue reading

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Oh, Not Again

Oh, there she goes again Making like she’s not a big pain Limping like she’s bloody well lame “What’s the matter, lovey, can’t you keep up?” “You know I’m not well.” Yea, yea, yea, now whirl your arms and hug … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice

Answer me, please What did I do? For this isn’t like what I know of you I admit I texted you to take a hike In words more abusive than you’d like But confused, what did this long silence mean? … Continue reading

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This Slice of Light

Dark, my bed beneath the world Dark But wait What glimmering? What minor lifting of gloom? It slithers, this slither of light This slice that intrudes, that doesn’t belong. But whence it comes, this fabulous crescent? Has it fallen from … Continue reading

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CCC101: The Turn Around

What is this place he’s shown me? A folly. Shown to me, why? For my folly in loving him? I turn away that he won’t see the hurt in me With gentle hands, he turns me around You have it … Continue reading

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CCC100: Soul to Soul

I walked a woodland dark and damp Until I came upon a bank Moss encrusted Soft and green Where I met the mellowest man I’ve ever seen Not a care did crease his brow Rich and loving was his soul … Continue reading

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Our Daughter

See there on the heath, she’s sitting Bell-flower jingling, chuckling, giggling See there on the heath, she is spreading Purpling, rusting, adding colour That’s Heather, our daughter 27 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Heather 

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Jamie, Jamie, Jamie and His Magic Torch

You remember that show From years ago On British TV What a nonsense spree Jamie, Jamie, he really was zany All cockamamie with his magic torch Whizzing down worm-holes Into weird and fuzzy other dimensions All done for children To … Continue reading

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