Posts tagged ‘poem’

April 13, 2018

Deux escargots s’en vont

by duncanr

in this animated version of a classic French children’s poem by Jacques Prévert, a variety of woodland creatures tell the tale of two snails who set off with the intention of attending a funeral . . .

December 30, 2017


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October 28, 2017

Trevor’s Trapped Testicle

by duncanr

July 29, 2017

The First Time

by duncanr

I remember the first time I tried it
I was only a lad o’ sixteen
And though she was younger than I was
She was much more composed and serene.

It was doon in the byre on the straw
At the end o’ a fine summer’s day
The air was scented wi’clover
And the smell of freshly cut hay

I was eager, but . . .

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February 17, 2017

The Chaos

by duncanr

Dearest creature in creation
Studying English pronunciation,
   I will teach you in my verse
   Sounds like corpse, corps, horse and worse.

I will keep you, Susy, busy,
Make your head with . . .

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December 19, 2016

Musing on Winter

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August 14, 2016

Hollie McNish : Embarrassed

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March 13, 2016

English is easy…

by sticky

2762368_origHere is a little poem to explain the incongruities of the English language to any and all who don’t benefit from having been born into

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February 22, 2016

Red, Red Wine

by duncanr

red wine glasswhen this poem began I had in mind
its shape to resemble a glass of wine
and so for each line I carefully wrote
I emptied a Rioja down my throat
but as I went on I came to see
my poem was not quite
as it should be;
too long
my speling
went rong
and the rhyming scheem and shape had compleetly
disapeared by the end of it

via B&P

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December 9, 2015

Anti-Valentine’s Day

by duncanr

unromanticaccording to a survey by dating site eHarmony, today is the least romantic day of the year – [one reason single folk are not looking to start a new relationship at this time of the year, apparently, is to avoid having to buy a Xmas present for someone they barely know] –

in keeping with the notion today is the least romantic day of the year, I have penned an anti-valentine poem . . .

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