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Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)
That was Harry Fishing was his life Every spare moment Neglecting his wife Their 15th anniversary She bought him a stove Asked the local Tesco’s To deliver his food Friends asked her Don’t you get jealous Of all those fish? … Continue reading
We used to Mend and Make Do Then after the war a new generation arose More energy than money They Did It Up and made it like new They were all arty And crafty That generation put on some years … Continue reading
Twizzle wasn’t happy Most unhappy was he Benny Beech asked why was that Because someone’s stolen and hidden my nice new hat Stolen it, I do agree, said Benny Beech But not hidden; it’s in plain sight, out of reach
I saw a bird winging on high I saw that bird fall from the sky It plummeted as if it must die I saw that bird upon a nest Feeding younglings from its breast
The moon is full It can’t hold any more Put another drop in It’ll fall to the floor That’s why the moon Is best buddies with me I hold out my arms And catch it, you see.
Dizzy Behold could eat no cold Dozy from Torham could eat no warm But Keen-Eyed Jack, if he was bold Could catch and eat a squiggly worm.
My father, born under adventuresome Aries was hard to please Unlike Capricorn’s sure-footed mountain-goat. When he had a great fortune he would gloat A fortune, note, that we didn’t see Next day he’d swear he would rather shovel shit in … Continue reading
The plague, it was said, caused a worldwide flummox But it was nothing, they said, no worse than the pox Which pox? Cowpox, chickenpox, swinepox? Didn’t they know the pox was a killer? Whether detoxed or vaccinated, nothing could stop … Continue reading
They seek him here, they seek him there They seek that scarlet varlet everywhere Up the vales and o’er the downs They scale the towers in all the towns They question players and Shakespearean clowns Through sunny days and even … Continue reading