Monthly Archives: April 2018

Happy B-Earthday

To keep us aware of the worth/ Of this little planet called Earth/ They gave it a day/ Though no one can say/ Precisely the date of its birth./// To keep us aware of the worthOf this little planet called … Continue reading

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Fast as Duck

A miscreant caught on a snap/ By a Swiss police roadside speed trap/ Was no car or truck/ But rather a duck/ With superfast turbo-charged flap./// A miscreant caught on a snapBy a Swiss police roadside speed trapWas no car … Continue reading

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Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

The transfer of power’s begun/ The Commonwealth speaking as one/ And by some coinc-/ -idence naming a prince/ Who happens to be the Queen’s son./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43840710 The transfer of power's begunThe Commonwealth speaking as oneAnd by some coinc–idence naming a … Continue reading

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Arsene’ll Do It

Old Arsene who’s now been unseated/ Went 49 games undefeated;/ Through downs and through ups/ With titles and cups/ That’s one feat that’s not been repeated./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43834283 Old Arsene who's now been unseatedWent 49 games undefeated;Through downs and through upsWith … Continue reading

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Attraction Reaction

A fellow from Leicester, UK/ Says painkillers changed in a day/ His orientation -/ Straight pre-medication,/ He now says he’s glad to be gay./// A fellow from Leicester, UKSays painkillers changed in a dayHis orientation –Straight pre-medication,He now says he's … Continue reading

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Underground Undies

A water firm’s named a wrongdoer/ And roped in the press to pursue ‘er,/ So Come on Eileen,/ It’s time to come clean/ Did you flush your pants down the sewer?/// A water firm's named a wrongdoerAnd roped in the … Continue reading

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Brief Encounter

A fellow of narcissist vanity/ And dubious levels of sanity/ Engaged Michael Cohen/ To stop stories flowing/ But why did Fox anchor Sean Hannity?/// https://edition.cnn.com/2018/04/16/politics/michael-cohen-hearing/index.html A fellow of narcissist vanityAnd dubious levels of sanityEngaged Michael CohenTo stop stories flowingBut why … Continue reading

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Windrush of Change

The government’s eager to say/ The children of Windrush can stay,/ So who stripped the rights/ From British non-whites?/ Step forward, Theresa M. May!/// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/16/theresa-may-caribbean-representatives-windrush-immigration The government's eager to sayThe children of Windrush can stay,So who stripped the rightsFrom British … Continue reading

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Sucker Punched

A boxer who backs Donald Trump/ Was brought down to earth with a bump;/ The man who cavorts/ In border wall shorts/ Was floored by a Mexican thump./// http://www.the42.ie/rod-salka-v-francisco-vargas-3955712-Apr2018/ A boxer who backs Donald TrumpWas brought down to earth with … Continue reading

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What’s Another Beer?

Excessive consumption of beers/ May shorten your life by some years,/ So have a good think -/ If having a drink/ Still seems the best option, then cheers!/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43738644 Excessive consumption of beersMay shorten your life by some years,So have … Continue reading

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