Category Archives: Parody

Have Another Go!


Once more unto the pool, dear friends, Once more; A gala for today the ends to score; Though J ducked out with her sore back, Young R the practice didn’t lack, And scored two thirds — ‘A’ team attack! — … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows of Internet, Emotions, and Gardens


(To be sung to the tune of ‘My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean’) Why is it my line’s overloaded? Why is it that it comes and goes? Why is it I’m being so goaded? Oh, heaven alone really knows! Chorus … Continue reading

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A Long One-Liner


Nothing could be finer Than replacing a pool liner In the morning Where the grassy stalks all twine around the base Making ripping sounds as I displace; Starting to get surly Where the dew is pearly early In the morning, … Continue reading

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Sonnet or Moonnet.


For the 27th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, I’d like to challenge you to “remix” a Shakespearean sonnet. Shakespeare Sonnet XII When I do count the clock that tells the time, And see the brave day sunk in hideous night; When I … Continue reading

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Macbeth in Toyland


    Dub ill, dub ill, Toyland trouble, Buy a fern, and called Ron ‘Bubble’: (When witch had called poor Noddy sick, Sold him a fern to get well quick, But fern belonged to guy called Ron — Frothed at … Continue reading

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Really Awful Rhyme at England Getting the Boot


— I have now deleted the draft and entirely reposted… —  — Yesterday I posted the following after posting the night before, but no post seems to have been posted. What, I wonder, is going on? Will this also vanish … Continue reading

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Aloe and Good Buy Choo!


Oh, I do like to travel with a choo-choo, Oh, a choo-choo’s the thing for me and you, Oh, I do like to listen to that chug, chug, chug While I take in sherry with a glug, glug, glug So … Continue reading

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