Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

Old Blue Eyes Is Back

There have been so few Of the people I knew Who could make my amber eyes turn blue Eyes that seldom are lacking wit But you, you little shit I have to admit You… You’ve really done it! 38 words … Continue reading

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Such a Bore

I love this woman She’s one of the best But the prompts she gives us I swear are a test Not of our encyclopaedic knowledge But how we’ll use the word That’s not like the rest Take today’s vellichor To … Continue reading

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Blood-formed Laces

They fought with guts and guns and taunts of come-on They wiped the field on the defeated faces of human races They patterned them with blood-formed laces The legion from our region 32 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Legion

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A Bit of a Slip

Come closer and hush I don’t want to make you blush You know that lady at number ten I heard she went to the beautician’s She went for her ‘tash, her upper lip That’s what she said But somewhere the … Continue reading

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CCC152: A Love-Lost Lass

Whose heart is this upon the shore? Some distraught lass who’ll love no more Her sailor-man has gone to sea His ship is lost She’s left to grieve Now sadness bids me also leave For that love-lost lass you know … Continue reading

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Whatever a Dipsy-Doodle

Kitty Caboodle lived a life that was brutally frugal Fasting five days out of every septuple And on those two days when she’d eat She forsook her favourite apple strudel To feast like a Chinese monk on air-dried noodles (with … Continue reading

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CCC151: Spirit of the Wood

For the fertility of the land It’s me you thank Me and my five-fingered band We come at Good Mary all in a rush Her plain to plough, her lips, her brush I am the spirit of the wood Some … Continue reading

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I Packed My Bag

I packed my carrier bag So called for being easily portable And in it I put My Neolithic flint core My Bronze Age Beaker pot My third century Roman toiletries My sixth century stockings My eleventh century book My fourteenth … Continue reading

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CCC150: Gardener Jack

Gardener Jack loved his garden Started here in 1934 But Gardener Jack is no more Yet they took his ashes And scattered them here Now the veg grow bigger And greener And taller Year by year

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This Old Heart

This old heart is not so fit It needs repair Though nothing now will make it tick As it did in former years It has been tormented Has been teased Has sought repose A chance to beat alone and so … Continue reading

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