Category Archives: Poems (Some Silly)

CCC206: Poor Polly No-Drawers

Poor Polly No-Drawers couldn’t keep a thread on Every cloth, large or small, she’d shed Her coat Her jacket Her dress Her shoes Her socks Her vest And yes, even her drawers We found her hat on a signpost and … Continue reading

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These Wicked Cramps

Wicked cramps are gripping my legs Grampa says it’s because I lack magnesium And that’s why the accompanying restless jifling But that doesn’t answer this raging thirst Nor yet the intermittent vomiting Grandma says to dispose of that Not to … Continue reading

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Indominable Spirits

OMG! Halloween! Trick and Treat! You should see the kids in our street Their costumes aglow Gothic and ragged The local dogs hide The cats go scat For these indominable spirits Are truly running amok 35 words written for Sammi’s … Continue reading

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Dancing Naked in the Rain

It’s an image unforgettable Of an action non-regrettable I would do it again Given the chance And the pouring rain In which to dance Adding to the taste of romance Cheek to cheek Breast to chest Thigh to thigh Public … Continue reading

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CCC203: In Memory of General Henstead

In honour of the hero of the Hundred Wars General Henstead Courageous, fearless Nerves of steel Reputed heartless

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Maniacal

It really isn’t viable To write a rhyme recognisable But you know me It mightn’t be doable But it’s got to be triable No, don’t laugh This really isn’t risible If only the target could be divisible Forty-one words, I’m … Continue reading

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CCC202: For All Eternity

“For all eternity,” he said as he kissed her beneath the white-berried bough. “Together always and forever,” she said, soft and low. On death their souls took residence in their little golden bough Millennia have passed yet they’re there now … Continue reading

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Broken

I swore on that day Never would I run away But beat me, thrash me I would stay Such a fool was I Keeping faith come what may Ever hoping Praying That his violence he’d put away But determination broken, … Continue reading

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Still Hurting

  A sprained wrist, braced, supported, over-exerted A twisted ankle, wrapped and splinted, torn with a slip and a rick A calf inflamed, iced to cool it, rested, warmed to relax it, don’t jump that wall again But despite the … Continue reading

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Seaside Rendevous

There’s a Rhapsody the whole world knows Maybe not all the words, but how the chorus goes We can’t refrain from singing along This most unlikely opera-styled song But who pays mind to the other tracks? What of the shark … Continue reading

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