Category Archives: Nonsense verse

A Rose Smelling Really Awful


  A rose by any other name Might well still smell as sweet, But other ‘rose’ smells, all the same, One knows the nose may greet.   When rows and rows of shacks there rose, A smell, pure, would endure; But … Continue reading

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Rooly awful emulation and improoved voos.


    Rooinously emusing If a kanga didn’t rue a situation, What requirement would make that kanga rue? Quite simply, clothing, on them: deprivation – For kanga, rude, at that stage would ensue.   While emus would regard it as … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Hard to Swallow


Last weekend we went to a site near our new International White Elephant – er, I mean Airport – where thousands upon thousands of barn swallows put on a display before roosting for the night. One can scarcely believe the … Continue reading

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Really Awful Hot Air


   ‘We need some airconditioners!’ My daughter blurted out; The heated tones she used Left me in very little doubt The matter, it was urgent, So forthwith I promptly went To airily explore how best Such outlay could be spent. … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY RHYMING JOURNAL


  “I’m buzzy, buzzy, buzzy!” said the bee; Said I, “But not a bit as much as me!” “That’s bad grammar!” said the fly, “For you should have said, ‘As I’!” Flies are an awful pest, you will agree.   … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Of-Fishes!


Really Awfully of Fishes: the Of-fish-all Version:  Have all of you haddock lovely day? Cod have been a good eel batter! (Salmon’s sprat cod have had that to say All of a sardine, in chatter!)  Getting into such bad halibuts, … Continue reading

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From the Horse’s Mouth, Really Awfully.


“I hay chew,” said Harry the horse To Sue; Said Sue, “I ‘ay chew, too; of course I do! It’s straw dinner, ‘Arry; I fink we should marry! Don’t you?”  © Colonialist October 2014 (WordPress)

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Mainly from Oz these Really Awful Creatures Woz


PUN ALERT!* If pandas emanate from  panda-monium, And panderingly sing with  a euphonium, Emus-ingly, while emus  emu-late them too In voices that would truly  make a kanga rue The hearing of it; how, then,  could Koala Bear To ko-al’a way … Continue reading

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A Little Biting Really Awful Humour.


A flea has an interesting life –   He gets to see very much more  Than any man usually does of his wife, And goes where no man’s gone before. While lady fleas may spend their days  In looking at something … Continue reading

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Flying Insect Really Awful Nonsense Rhyme


And for some rhyme but no real reason:  You’re going fly-fishing and hoping for trout – But how to select a good fly you’re in doubt? Well, if you’ve a hardware store somewhere about, Fly-screening’s the thing that will sort … Continue reading

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