Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

CCC172: Best Buddies

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.

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CCC171: Keen Eyed Jack

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.

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My Father

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

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No worse than the pox

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

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They Seek Him Here

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

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Go Sulk

What, you think me your slave? That all you need do is raise your hand and wave? Well, I say not a chance, so just behave Go into a sulk, retreat to your cave. 34 words written for Sammi’s Weekend … Continue reading

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CCC166: Remember Spring?

Remember spring? With trees barely green, with flowers yellow and birds that sweetly sing. Remember summer? When the sap was rising strong in you, never known a hotter lover. Remember autumn? When that virus came and swept you up. I … Continue reading

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For Comedic Effect

Did you hear what he said? The bloody audacity The cheek, the effrontery I suppose he said it for comedic effect Hurt people’s feelings but what the heck Stir the house into greater hilarity Modern comedians, can’t raise a laugh … Continue reading

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Little Ted

Even though you’re no longer here I whisper goodnight as if in your ear And snuggle into bed And cuddle tight with Little Ted You think me a fool? That I’ve lost my cool? But this you gifted me And … Continue reading

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Like a Band of Boys

Neighbour’s an elderly lady Quiet But Christmas Eve Like a band of boys What a din What a noise! 19 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Din

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