Posts tagged ‘poem’

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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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 . . .

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

by duncanr


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