Category Archives: Humorous rhyme

Golf a la Carte


We lunched at the Golf Club today; Of golf cart I got in the way; It struck me then strongly How thinking is wrongly, And shouldn’t belong-ry, To have such things brought into play: For walking that ought To be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

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Didja’ ever get one of them days, boy


My list of woes Today you see Is all that shows Of misery, Computer crashed, The sound card gone, So off I flashed  To get back on. Or, would have raced, But car, the key Could not be traced — … Continue reading

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Loki


Our Loki, like Topsy, has growed, And ever so well-named, we knowed, His keen excavations Impair our relations, As vast indignation has showed. © October 2019 Colonialist

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Now Snow Icy?


Still rooted in the theme of cold, At Gateway we chilled out, And there, indeed, we did make bold To let kids play and shout While flinging snowballs with great zest At Mom especially, And see whose snowman was the … Continue reading

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Current Affairs: You can even see the wallpaper frieze!


This iceberg has just washed up on Durban Beach. Well, if you can believe it is a natural iceberg, surely washing up on our beach is credible? Actually, it IS a natural iceberg, but it only feels as if it … Continue reading

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A Dozy Day


Today, when came the time to rise I stayed, to everyone’s surprise, In bed where I was happy I was pinned in, completely; quite; By cats, as I had been all night, They both had status nappy. My breakfast I … Continue reading

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