Archive for ‘poetry’

December 30, 2019

Brexit Blues

by duncanr

Our Dad’s become a Tory,
He’s shunned the working class.
Commanded by the Daily Mail,
To kiss the Tory ass.

He’s backing Boris Johnson,
‘Cos they said to in the ‘Sun.
We’ve had to sell my X-Box,
But Dad’s getting Brexit done.

They’ve closed the shops on Market Street,
So mum has had the sack.
But . . .

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August 1, 2019

Not you, Basil

by duncanr

July 28, 2019

Pam Ayres’ Husband

by duncanr

November 4, 2018

Carved in Stone

by duncanr

In the Dutch city of Utrecht, a poem is growing—one letter at a time, every week, for the past six years

Every Saturday, at around one in the afternoon, members of Utrecht’s guild of poets gather at the center of Utrecht, where the end of a long string of letters has currently reached, to carve the next letter in stone and install it in the cobblestone pavement

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October 19, 2018

If you’re wondering what makes you ill . . .

by duncanr

it’s easy to know because everything will . . .

September 17, 2018

You Have to Fucking Eat

by duncanr

some time ago I posted a funnier (in my opinion, anyway) poem by Adam Mansbach about the trials of a parent trying to get their child to sleep called ‘Go the Fuck to Sleep

you can read it – here

August 30, 2018

(snaps fingers)

by allthoughtswork

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June 16, 2018

I have a little SatNav

by duncanr

I have a little Satnav, it sits there in my car.

A Satnav is a driver’s friend, it tells you where you are.

I have a little Satnav, I’ve had it all my life.

It’s better than the normal ones, my Satnav is my wife.

It gives me full instructions, especially how to drive

“it’s sixty miles an hour”, it says, “You’re doing sixty-five”.

It tells me when to stop and start, and

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May 13, 2018

Suck on THAT, Adam Rex

by allthoughtswork


February 15, 2018

My Love is Like . . .

by duncanr

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