Monthly Archives: April 2013

Wait a Mo…

There is a young man named Mo Farah/ Who runs with the speed of an arra/ But oddly today/ He pulled out halfway/ So ran, in effect, just a mara. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/22237835 There is a young man named Mo FarahWho runs … Continue reading

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Race Riots

There was a Grand Prix in Bahrain, Though activists shouted in vain. The right to protest Was firmly repressed For Formula 1’s greater gain. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22237478 There was a Grand Prix in Bahrain, Though activists shouted in vain. The right to protest Was firmly … Continue reading

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Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down, Sport

There was a TV personality Accused of abusive carnality. Perhaps there were clues In that tying down roos Suggests BDSM bestiality. ///http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4894271/Rolf-Harris-sex-abuse-arrest.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/325514414205833216

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See Ya Later, Ex-dictator

There was an ex-military man/ Who used to control Pakistan/ But faced with arrest/ At a judge’s request/ Musharraf the Powerful ran. ///http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/pakistans-musharraf-flees-court-after-bail-revoked/2013/04/18/96238544-a7ff-11e2-a8e2-5b98cb59187f_story.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/324876553165094915

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Death Tax

Margaret Thatcher’s ending Left many folk uncomprehending. Her final farewell Involved, strange to tell, 10 million in government spending. /// http://uk.news.yahoo.com/protesters-rail-over-funeral-cost-082741977.html#dQKCFbb https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/324635107547824129

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Oz Sez Soz

A seventies rocker named Ozzy/ Has had to say sorry becoz ‘e/ Became a right bastard/ While wasted & plastered/ But hardly the only one, was ‘e? ///https://www.facebook.com/ozzyosbourne/posts/10151607133627318 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/324186569164603393

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Unbeliebable

A juvenile singer named Bieber,/ As wise as a teenage amoeba,/ Suggested that Anne/ Missed being his fan./ Right, just like the poor Queen of Sheba! ///http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2013/04/15/justin-bieber-on-anne-frank-it-is-even-worse-than-you-think/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/323819715589971968

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Fracas in Caracas

There once was a man from Caracas/ Who won an electoral fracas/ The vote-counting bureau/ Says Mr Maduro/ Got just enough ex-Chavez backers. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22141786 There once was a man from CaracasWho won an electoral fracasThe vote-counting bureauSays Mr MaduroGot just … Continue reading

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Ding Dong Which Witch is Dead?

The BBC saw it as wrong  To play us a very old song That suddenly charted When Thatcher departed Provoking a right old ding dong. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/apr/14/thatcher-ding-dong-charts https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/323511200350613508

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Pre-Madonna

There was an old star named Madonna Who said I will do what I wanna, But President Banda Indignantly panned ‘er For being a big prima donna. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/11/madonna-malawi-president-accused-bullying https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/322623294832517120

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