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CCC183: That Was Harry

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

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CCC174: Riddle Me Good

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  

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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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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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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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My Friend

Pavonine says this friend of mine And thinks she’ll trip me Defeat me Mute my words and numb my hand Ha! Little does she know me. No country mouse me No shrinking violet No parson’s daughter No penitent whore No … Continue reading

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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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