Monthly Archives: February 2017

Fox Puppet

On kids’ TV show Fox & Friends/ A human reporter pretends/ To talk to a creature/ With big bushy feature/ That’s orange with white on the ends.///  http://www.mediaite.com/tv/donald-trump-says-obama-may-be-behind-recent-protests/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/836647523855044608 Advertisements

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Nokiastalgia

The Nokia 3310/ Was popular long ago when/ A phone was a thing/ For using to ring/ Your friends or play Snake now and then./// https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/feb/26/nokia-3310-is-back-and-it-even-has-snake The Nokia 3310Was popular long ago whenA phone was a thingFor using to ringYour … Continue reading

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La La Boo-boo

The best film award in LA,/ Presented by Warren and Faye,/ Won top prize for bloopers,/ PricewaterhouseCoopers/ Creating complete disarray./// https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/27/pricewaterhousecoopers-issues-sincere-apology-for-oscars-blunder The best film award in LA,Presented by Warren and Faye,Won top prize for bloopers,#PricewaterhouseCoopersCreating complete disarray. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Making a Meal of it

A poor presidential beginner/ Was anxious to look like a winner./ He hated when folks/ Told anti-Trump jokes/ So guess who’s not coming to dinner?/// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/25/donald-trump-white-house-correspondents-dinner-not-going A poor presidential beginnerWas anxious to look like a winnerHe hated when folksTold anti-Trump … Continue reading

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Nuttall Scuttled

The voters in pro-Brexit Stoke/ Rejected the UKIP top bloke/ Contriving to scuttle/ The plans of Paul Nuttall/ Whose future has gone up in smoke./// http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/staggers/2017/02/defeat-stoke-beginning-end-paul-nuttall The voters in pro-Brexit StokeRejected the UKIP top blokeContriving to scuttleThe plans of Paul … Continue reading

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Ranieri Fox Off

A manager’s just got the chop/ Who took his team right to the top/ For under Ranieri/ This season got hairy/ With Leicester at risk of the drop./// https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/feb/23/claudio-rainieri-sacked-leicester A manager's just got the chopWho took his team right to … Continue reading

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Planet Ahead

Astronomers scanning the skies/ Saw 7 rocks roughly earth’s size/ Go round a pink sun/ That’s called Trappist-1,/ A place to go if our sun dies./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39034050 OK, I toyed with taking this one in a political direction, but played … Continue reading

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Milo, Lie Low!

There was a provoker named Milo/ Much-loved in his ultra-right silo/ Till he said a bloke/ Who gave boys a poke/ Was not in his book paedophilo./// http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-milo-yiannopoulos-resignation-analysis-20170221-story.html There was a provoker named MiloMuch-loved in his ultra-right siloTill he said … Continue reading

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Pie Case Opened

The FA is questioning why/ Wayne Shaw ate a second-half pie;/ The keeper at Sutton,/ Turned televised glutton,/ Denies placing bets on the sly./// https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/feb/21/sutton-united-wayne-shaw-fa-betting-rules The FA is questioning whyWayne Shaw ate a second-half pie;The keeper at Sutton,Turned televised glutton,Denies … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Myth

  The Donald caused incomprehension/ By picking out #Sweden for mention/ Attacking fake news/ But choosing to use/ A story that’s total invention./// http://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/donald-trump-faces-wave-of-mockery-on-social-media-after-sweden-attack-comments-a3471051.html The Donald caused incomprehensionBy picking out #Sweden for mentionAttacking fake newsBut choosing to useA story that's … Continue reading

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