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PMs – Here Today….

I’ve lived through the terms of several Prime Ministers, from Harold MacMillan to today’s incumbent. They all leave, mostly unwillingly… I’ve seen PMs come and go And each time it’s been a blow… To them. * Super Mac was taken … Continue reading

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And Then… #limerick

This week’s prompt from Esther is store If I’d known what to expect before I acquired my mother in law I’d have kept all the packing The ribbons and wrapping And returned her, complete, to the store.

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Flabbing Around #limerick

This week’s limerick prompt is BLOAT When Lars Ego began to promoteA cure for those tending to bloat,He told his editor‘I’ll be top predator.’But, in truth he was more ass than G.O.A.T.

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Verb Love

Verb Love Her past was tense, poor Sally McGrawPerched on that fence, neither either nor or,Plucking a flower, he loves me or notDriving her crazy, forget-him-the clot.But Harold McGee’s principle weaknessIs plain, you see – a crippling shyness;Harold loves Sally, … Continue reading

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One Of Them Limericky Thingies

Terry Dulle, an ordinary blokeCame home to find he was broke.‘Where’s it all gone?’‘You spent it, moron,On booze, some bets and a smoke.’No, I never…

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On Day Six… #limerick

Esther has prompted with ‘neck’ and this is the result… A furious God held the first scrotum In front of his hapless factotum. ‘Why didn’t you check? They’ve used turkey neck. And what use is an opposable bum?’

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Limericks: Those Awkward Rhymes

This week’s prompt is ‘church’ from Esther When an ascetic churchwarden, called Bunt Found out what they’d done to his punt Which was covered in baubles He said, ‘Bless my corbels; Whoever did this must be some sort of an … Continue reading

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Accidental Love #terriblepoetry

Chel Owens is back on her terrible poetry schtick with accidental love. This is more accidental poetry… She elbowed my nose Trying to make sourdough. It broke. My nose, that is. ‘It’s just a dent…’ An accident She took the … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Rain

The flowers, a riot of colours, Crinkle wrapped, Sit sentinel, gently rotting in the sun As a curtain of rain squalls across the tarmac, Pixelating the blossoms to abstract. Eyes turn skyward, Anticipating the rainbow, Mirroring the display, Now dank, … Continue reading

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Fishing For Compliments #limerick

This week’s prompt from Esther is ‘fell’ At his first appraisal, long after he fellLucifer stood before the Hounds of Hell:‘How am I doing, throw me a bone,A bit more fire, a smidge of brimstone?’And Cerberus slathered: ‘It’s too early … Continue reading

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