Category Archives: Rhymes (Some Silly)

Ode To A Gnat

  O you assailant of non-Euclidean flight! Why must you always wait for night? Why won’t you attack when the sun is bright? O vampiric smidgeon of the night.   First posted in 2015: reposted in aftermath of massive gnat … Continue reading

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Ring around … with Roses

Ringed around with roses With tissues wiping noses Plague has brought the sneezes Bubonic, black, with wheezes Eastern rats we hold to blame Held in ships awash with shame Fleas that carried, heat restricted Came with cold, released, inflicted Swelling … Continue reading

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Broken

A poem reposted from 2015 A broken house and a broken life Of a broken man with a long-lost wife The springs of bed and sofa’ve sprung The stair-rods all are fitted wrong Around the table chairs are chipt The … Continue reading

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The Mummy

There was a mummy, laid in a case. Perfect legs, but smashed-in face. What’s to become of him when he reaches eternity? He’ll walk around in graceless anonymity. Inspired by documentary watched way back in 2013, when this was originally … Continue reading

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A Very Bad Egg

Humpty Dumpty, we’ve all heard of him, Sat on a wall to tipple his gin, Fell off it backward and cracked his head. Altogether a very bad egg! First posted: 2013

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Counting Fountains

Or Sammi’s Weekend Challenge: a poem or prose to mention FOUNTAIN in exactly 53 words. Okay, challenge on: Fifty, fifty, fifty-three Fountain counting comes too easily Words from numbers being freed Not from Suttungr’s poetic mead Ought I hang on … Continue reading

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Silvered Lady

Silvered Lady in the sky You affect my moods I know not why But when you’re full I’m so alive Yet when you’re new I have to strive To change my world from blue Reposted from December 2012

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