Scouts? More like the Ging Gang Goolie Goolie gang!

This piece of nonsense was written for the D'Verse quadrille poetry challenge (i.e. 44 words only) with the prompt word of 'knot'. It’s not only knot knutters that are knotty and not nice and need to be knotified to the noosepapers at a rapid rate of knots but also boy scouts need to be dib … Continue reading Scouts? More like the Ging Gang Goolie Goolie gang!

War and pizza

Written for the 42 word poetry challenge . with the prompt ward of War. The world is simply divided, armistice we are unlikely to see. There’s no-one who is undecided White flags there never will be. Pineapple is an abomination Say the denizens of the purist army, whereas pineapple proponents say pizza without it is … Continue reading War and pizza

Barfing on Dad’s old army pants

This week's challenge on the world of Terrible Poetry is to parody a popular song on the the theme of Covid-19. I've chosen 'Macarthur Park' with some reluctance, having been a roadie for Jeff Duff in the distant past and was always thrilled to hear him sing this. Ah, well, anything for art.   The … Continue reading Barfing on Dad’s old army pants

Disaster limericks

These flawed gems are in response to this week's Terrible Poetry challenge, which consists of 'stockpiling against a worldwide disaster, in limerick form'. Wine not The world is facing disaster So stock up on tuna and pasta Cache rolls for the loo Store sanitising goo And ensure your wine cellar’s vaster.   Paperless society Go … Continue reading Disaster limericks

From bottom-burps to bogeys

This was written for the weekly Terrible Poetry challenge. The divine Ms. Chelsea says ‘the topic is the cute (or 'cute') things that kids say. I'll admit I'm more inspired by the parenthetical version after our dinner conversations lately. What is it with young children (perhaps just with boys) and potty humor? Do they really think … Continue reading From bottom-burps to bogeys