Monthly Archives: February 2018

Jared Barred

A fellow of boyish appearance/ Who’s lost his security clearance/ Is closely connected,/ It’s widely suspected,/ To Russian-led poll interference.///   Advertisements

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Xi-Bear

In China it just doesn’t do,/ When airing online points of view,/ To write ‘disagree’,/ Or juxtapose Xi/ With pictures of Winnie the Pooh./// In China it just doesn't do,When airing online points of view,To write 'disagree',Or juxtapose XiWith pictures … Continue reading

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Customary Divisions

A union, Corbyn decided,/ For customs is OK provided/ It’s prefaced with ‘a’,/ Not nasty old ‘the’,/ And leaves Tories badly divided./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43189878   A union, Corbyn decided,For customs is OK providedIt's prefaced with 'a',Not nasty old 'the',And leaves Tories … Continue reading

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Firms Lay Down Arms

A gun lobby group in the States/ Is rapidly losing its mates/ With various firms/ Adjusting their terms/ To scrap special NRA rates./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43181337 A gun lobby group in the StatesIs rapidly losing its matesWith various firmsAdjusting their termsTo scrap … Continue reading

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Organ Failure

A mason was found by the cops,/ Surrounded by miniature props,/ With organ unloosed,/ Outrageously juiced -/ He clearly pulled out all the stops./// This one was a challenge – I admit there are elements of the original story I … Continue reading

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Snap, Crackle and Drop

The stock market value of Snap,/ A firm with a messaging app,/ Was badly depleted/ When K Jenner tweeted/ That Snapchat has got a bit crap./// The stock market value of Snap,A firm with a messaging app,Was badly depletedWhen K … Continue reading

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Off Target

At last a debate has begun/ On shootings and what must be done;/ And Trump’s contribution?/ His favoured solution/ Is giving a teacher a gun./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43149694 At last a debate has begunOn shootings and what must be done;And Trump's contribution?His … Continue reading

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Class Action

Lawmakers must heed the campaign/ Of students whose classmates were slain/ Whatever big bucks/ The NRA chucks/ The message is #NeverAgain./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/florida-shooting-students-march-gun-control-weapons-ban-parkland-school-latest-a8221606.html Lawmakers must heed the campaignOf students whose classmates were slainWhatever big bucksThe NRA chucksTheir message is #NeverAgain — … Continue reading

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Background Czech

There was an old man with a beard/ Who said it is just as I feared/ The Sun and the Mail/ Want Labour to fail,/ And that’s why I’m now getting smeared./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/20/jeremy-corbyn-calls-czech-spy-allegations-nonsense There was an old man with a … Continue reading

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Custody Creams

The theft of a double-tier tin/ With various biscuits therein/ Is deemed so improper/ It’s seen a Met copper/ Face charges of indiscipline./// CUSTODY CREAMSThe theft of a double-tier tinWith various biscuits thereinIs deemed so improperIt's seen a Met copperFace … Continue reading

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