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REALLY AWFUL LIMERICKS


Limericks were the order of the day again.  Firstly, this was started last night, in between cursing:  Our lights started flickering madly; I knew it was bound to end badly; And soon, sure enough, All out they did snuff’ And … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ODE, HERE


Another step down my poetic road: I now present to you the classic ode:                        Ode to April … Oh thou left there abandoned on the grass, Such strain that things have come to such a pass – Unloved, rejected, … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL BALLAD


With far more important things to do, I started inventing a Sullivan-type little tune, and the following Gilbert-type lines came into my head to go with it: When a maiden’s not a maiden any longer And a stud’s a little … Continue reading

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