Category Archives: Humorous rhyme

Assembling Grievances.

  Tomorrow ninth birthday for little R And a new bike Mom has bought her, Guess who assembled it – No Cigar! For she is my granddaughter! The bike was mainly put together, But what was left made heavy weather … Continue reading

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My Word, How Really Awful

A word from a poem should give rise to something written for GloPoWriMo Day 29 – the first and most distinctive one I thought of was ‘Jabberwock’ but I can’t labour that again completely. I’ll just bounce between Shakespeare, Carroll, … Continue reading

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Talking Whilst Flying Over a Group of Cattle

For GloPoWriMo Day Twenty-One the prompt is: ‘write a poem that incorporates overheard speech’. (Listening in to conversation Can lead into great temptation; You might find with disbelief Eve’s dropping of her third fig-leaf.)   ‘Come sit by me,’ I … Continue reading

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GloPo Ketchup Really Awfully Saucily

  I swear to you, I did not know That it is now GloPoWriMo, Where, so far, I have giv’n a go For four times in unbroken row.  Hmm. Thirty pomes in thirty days? But ‘one per day’ no rule … Continue reading

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  Juno Watt was a bit of a clot And she gossiped quite a lot; Ivor Heard was a bit of a nerd, And he hung on every word; Hours on end Ivor’s ears she would bend — Full attention … Continue reading

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Colonialist Hare-writ-age

With ‘Rabbits!’ I have habits To mark, of months, the first – At hares now take a stab; it’s In March what I do durst; And at a rhyme I grab, fits Of Awful I do worst; From Tenniel I nab bits — His … Continue reading

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Fired Up With Enthusiasm

    If you should seek the perfect catch — A flame that can’t be brighter — Consider using A Good Match, Or, better still, one lighter. © February 2017 Colonialist

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