Category Archives: Parody

Summer the Time I am Really Awfully serious … Summer Other Time!


I have combined three recent NaPoRiMo prompts here: a sonnet, a mix of trad and mod, and continuing from an existing line (in this case of some obscure bloke who has just had a 400th birthday): Shall I compare thee … Continue reading

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Monkey Nutted


Joining on the ground floor of what is soon probably going to be a worldwide craze, here is my attempt to Peanutize myself.  I haven’t yet had the family verdict on how successfully it serves as a Peanut-type self-portrait … … Continue reading

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A Really Awfully Good Review


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) For the penultimate  NaPoWriMo poem – Day Twenty Nine – I feel entitled to rest on my laurels a bit.  After all, I have … Continue reading

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Ode hear, this is Really Awfully Shakespearean


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) It is suggested that for  NaPoWriMo  Day  Twenty Four  one should ‘write a parody or satire based on a famous poem. It can be … Continue reading

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Really Awful Stranglers in the Night – Just as a Choke


    As a public service, I thought it would be a good idea to update soppy songs like the following one, to bring them more in tune with modern times:  Stranglers in the night Look for a victim Lurking … Continue reading

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‘Do’-ing ‘Re’-peat gives ‘Mi’ (‘Fa’ too much ‘So’) more ‘La’-‘Te’-tude.


The overwhelming outpouring of enthusiastic comments on my previous post saying, in effect, ‘Duh…?!’, together with some technical background stuff from Calmgrove, encouraged me to expand upon the infliction.  Here I do an even more obscure version of my graphics … Continue reading

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‘DO’ SOUND OF MUSIC WITH SPOONFUL OF TONIC


Do, a Tonic or Key Note, Re, on Supertonic shines, Mi, for Mediant you quote, Fa, Sub-Dominant defines, So, to Dominant must go, La, Sub-Mediant will show, Te, as Leading Note, below Do, next Tonic up, assigns! © Colonialist December … Continue reading

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