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Draining Goodwill #limerick

Oh my, this week’s Limerick prompt – drain – has sent me down a ubend. Some people will always complain  If having felt the need to strain  You’re in a bit of a rush To drain with a flush While … Continue reading

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Mugged Off #limericks

The prompt is mug Two goes this time… An etiquette teacher, quite smug,Said, ‘One doesn’t drink tea from a mug.’‘It is clear one oughter’‘Drink from cup and saucer,’‘With the milk poured from a jug.’ The radio told me ‘Today’s muggy,’Which … Continue reading

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Chins Up!

Driven indoors by another cold day, and having had enough of filming the cats, I thought I needed cheering up. This happened… A poem… The calendar is full of tricks As it says, somehow, I’m sixty-six. In what world could … Continue reading

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The Most Divisive Issue In England Today #limerick

Esther’s limerick prompt has driven me into a controversy that may mean me having to shut my blog. It is undoubtedly one of the biggest divides in England today. The prompt is Scone. For some, jam first is just not … Continue reading

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Not Going Social #poem #poetry

Today’s philosophical musings are on the subject of going cold turkey When I was young and barely dry I learnt there was nothing better Than to keep in contact with my friends By writing them a letter. The telephone I … Continue reading

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Wet Wet Wet #LIMERICK

Miserable start to the year so my mood wasn’t cheery for another go at last week’s limerick from Esther’s prompt – Sale I bought some new boots in the sale To protect me in the rain and the hail But … Continue reading

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A RIGHT ROYAL NONSENSE #POETRY #POEM

To be born into royalty is some sort of curse But marrying the Firm is infinitely worse. From birth you are told you have to be stoic But voluntarily joining is really heroic. No cursing, no crying, the restraint of … Continue reading

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A review of 2022s resolutions

January 1st Resolve to reduce resolutions to an achievable minimum, given previous failures. Finally conclude best resolution is to get out of bed at the same time everyday, at seven am and fill every unforgiving minute etc etc…. February 1st … Continue reading

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A Bargain? #limerick

This week’s limerick prompt from Esther is Sale. It brought memories of a much loved children’s book, the Dad Library… When my daughter returned from the sale She looked shocked, and really quite pale. ‘Please don’t get too mad, But … Continue reading

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Broken Britain #poem

‘Britain is broken’ The sages have spoken. But who’s to blame; We need a name. ~ It might be Boris So goes the chorus Or that one Truss Who caused such a fuss, And what about Sunak? Should we change … Continue reading

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