Posts tagged ‘poetry’

August 1, 2019

Not you, Basil

by duncanr

September 19, 2018

Brenda has a Beaver

by duncanr

bedtime stories for kids has changed a mite since my day . . .

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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

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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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February 15, 2018

My Love is Like . . .

by duncanr

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September 28, 2017

National Poetry Day

by duncanr

Damn, I nearly forgot
[these days this happens a lot]
here in the UK
its National Poetry Day
so get off your arse
lest this descend into farce
and submit your best shot
as a comment

January 5, 2017

Maggie, Molly, Milly, and May

by duncanr

July 3, 2016

Mathematics || Spoken Word

by duncanr

there has been a worrying increase in reported incidents of hate crimes in the UK following the brexit referendum result in which a narrow majority voted for the UK to pull out of the EU – – anyone who does not have a white skin or whose clothes or accent mark them out as non-christian and/or foreigners being targeted for abuse

much of this xenophobia is based on unfounded fears of, and false beliefs about immigrants

May 18, 2016

Frustrated Poet

by duncanr

frustrated poetThere once was a poet on Twitter
who grew increasingly bitter.
He couldn’t surmount
the strict character count
and so his poems got even shi

via B&P

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April 23, 2016

Much Ado About Nothing

by duncanr

shakespearetoday marks the 400 year anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, reckoned by many folk to be England’s greatest Bard and by me, its greatest Bore!

[I was subjected to Shakespeare’s incomprehensible drivel at school and it left a lifelong antipathy towards the man and his plays]

it seems, however, I am in good company – I am not the only philistine when it comes to Shakespeare and his plays . . .

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