Category Archives: Satire

Good News

If you’re wanting to be happy, read the news, No matter just what part of it you choose, And whether from the bottom or the top — It is so very pleasant when you stop! © December 2019 Colonialist

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An Assumption of Existing Awareness

            How can it be that all announcers will go Adding onto every few words ‘You know’, When in fact you didn’t have a clue, Being something that you never knew, And, if you did … Continue reading

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Met a Poem About Poems

Day 28 GloPoWriMo 2019 . . . the concept of meta-poems – which are poems about poems! And now for our daily prompt. As you may have guessed, today I’d like to challenge you to try your hand at a … Continue reading

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GloPoWriMo 2019 Day 20 Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that “talks.” Try to write a poem grounded in language as it is spoken – not necessarily the grand, dramatic speech of a monologue or play, … Continue reading

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Traffic Light Solicitors of Handouts BEE Imbalances

  Black Economic Empowerment Or B E E for short, Is meant to say how many sent, From each race, in jobs to sort. But means all those who blacker show Are to be put in jobs, For whites, though, … Continue reading

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An Inglorious Forth

  Today’s a day of mourning For the so Dis-USA; On this day came the dawning Of when all hell came to play, They left the British Umpire That made them stick to rules, Now have a flaming Trump-pyre, Which … Continue reading

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The Really Awful Evils of Sportists and Sportialism

How dreadful! There are people, With words that try to hurt Others, simply based upon The colour of their shirt! No different are the sportists From rampant racists known, For they hate other people Based on their teams alone! Not … Continue reading

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Counting Costas

Spain has the Costa Brava, the Costa Del Sol, the Costa Blanca, the Costa de la Luz and several more Costa-type places.   Costa Rica in South America has much to recommend it if you don’t mind an awful lot of … Continue reading

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Fighting Racism is Not Nearly Enough!

Those who get knitted knickers from racism are only on the threshold of all the dreadful discriminations that people indulge in all the time. There are plenty of other evil ‘isms’ to be eradicated, all based on the same terrible … Continue reading

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Watson a Name?

It’s elementary, my dear: What’s pictured on your sporting gear With no colonialist show Should there, on any portion, go; The Springboks came from bad old days, But now a bloke who cricket plays Must as a Protea be known … Continue reading

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