Monthly Archives: August 2017

Or May Be Not

  The UK Prime Minister May/ Announced her intention to stay/ But Tory MP’s’re/ Advising Theresa/ She might have to call it a day./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/31/senior-tories-cast-doubt-on-theresa-mays-long-term-future-as-leader The UK's Prime Minister MayAnnounced her intention to stayBut Tory MP's'reAdvising TheresaShe might have to … Continue reading

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Towering Ego

Some seeking political power/ Want favourite projects to flower,/ Like one politician/ Whose lofty ambition/ Is building a Moscow Trump Tower./// https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/kremlin-confirms-it-received-letter-from-trump-lawyer-about-stalled-moscow-real-estate-project-but-did-not-respond/2017/08/30/ee509c0a-8d80-11e7-8df5-c2e5cf46c1e2_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_russia-10am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.756ad2df99cb Some seeking political powerWant favourite projects to flower,Like one politicianWhose lofty ambitionIs building a Moscow #Trump Tower. — … Continue reading

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Unpresidented Climate Change

The POTUS reviewed the big storm/ Which bigly exceeded the norm/ But still he denies/ What experts advise:/ We’re making our planet too warm./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/30/tropical-storm-harvey-climate-change-conservatives-donald-trump The POTUS reviewed the big stormWhich bigly exceeded the normBut still he deniesWhat experts advise:We're … Continue reading

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Cash Box

Two men who are both a bit flash/ Met up in a televised clash/ Which Mayweather won/ Then when it was done/ They both trousered shedloads of cash./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/41064767 Two men who are both a bit flashMet up in a … Continue reading

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Who Pardoned the Sheriff?

A sheriff in public disgrace/ For basing detentions on race/ Was given a pardon/ So Donald could harden/ His alt-white supremacist base./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41058851 A sheriff in public disgraceFor basing detentions on raceWas given a pardonSo Donald could hardenHis alt-white supremacist … Continue reading

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Avocado Desperado

An Adelaide-based desperado,/ Displaying impressive bravado,/ Refused to confess/ When found to possess/ Consignments of nicked avocado./// http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-25/fruitful-police-search-might-have-smashed-avocado-related-crime/8842898 An Adelaide-based desperado,Displaying impressive bravado,Refused to confessWhen found to possessConsignments of nicked avocado. — Mick Twister (@twitmericks) August 25, 2017

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Rooting for Tooting

For Northern Line users commuting/ To find Lonely Planet saluting/ Their manor as cool/ Is not as a rule/ What happens in places like Tooting./// https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/tooting-named-one-of-the-10-coolest-neighbourhoods-on-earth-by-lonely-planet-a3618861.html For Northern Line users commutingTo find Lonely Planet salutingTheir manor as coolIs not as … Continue reading

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Key Invention

There once was a little-used key/ The point of which no one could see/ Till one guy named Chris/ Said How about this?/ And #hashtag* came to be./// *pron hashtag hashtag http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/technology/twitters-hashtag-turns-ten/news-story/2fd42bc8ac9168bfd89050cb632b0d91 There once was a little-used keyThe point of … Continue reading

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Privates Tossed Out

The PLA’s saying no thanks/ To would-be recruits to its ranks;/ They’re fat, it explains,/ With spermatic veins/ Enlarged after too many wanks./// https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/young-chinese-are-too-fat-and-masturbate-too-much-to-pass-army-fitness-tests-a3617881.html The PLA's saying no thanksTo would-be recruits to its ranks;They're fat, it explains,With spermatic veinsEnlarged after … Continue reading

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Trump Breaks Promise Shock

When candidate Donald J. Trump/ Was canvassing out on the stump/ He promised no more/ Afghanistan war,/ A pledge we all knew he would dump./// https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/08/22/bannons-breitbart-spins-trump-afghanistan-speech-as-flip-flop/?utm_term=.67921ccd1985 When candidate Donald J. #TrumpWas canvassing out on the stumpHe promised no more#Afghanistan war,A … Continue reading

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