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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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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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Beware the Red Caps

Just you be on your guard Don’t let your eyes be fooled and starred Mind their every toss and shard They’ll git you when you least expect it Hold you up, turn you around Rummage through your shiny weskit* You … Continue reading

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Bad News

What use a newspaper when the news is grim Better to burn it, make the day less dim Been like this now for years Headlines grimmer than a soul can bear Come on, reporters, you can do better than this … Continue reading

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CCC147: Pale Moon Lady

Pale Moon Lady at the gate You are early, I am not late I refuse your proffered charms Refuse to slip into your arms See, I’m happy; see, I thrive Days are numbered; I’m alive Be gone, don’t haunt me, … Continue reading

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CCC144: A Soul of Old

Beyond the fence of sticks and stone That fence me round There is a field of gold Within this body of flesh and bone That hold me strong There is a soul of old

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A Plan Too Clever

I ought to be miffed I ought to be tossed I ought to be angry, all at a loss Cos what had he done? He’d sneaked a peep at my final plan Of which he’d never been much of a … Continue reading

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CCC143: Suzie Trotter

Suzie Trotter trotted out She told her friends “to have a snout” Gotta be something beyond this wall This pokey city couldn’t be all She trotted fast to be away To be caught would ruin her day And lo! And … Continue reading

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Midnight at the Oasis

It wasn’t yet that magical hour The hour that they’d agreed to meet Stars blinked in and out of existence The moon swelled to full and cut to half She waited in hot anticipation For tonight’s… midnight at the oasis. … Continue reading

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CCC142: Rooted

The tree didn’t want to be thereAlone in that fieldNo kindred in viewNo one to chat withBut there the tree wasRoots dug in deepAnd there those rootsThat tree would keep

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