Monthly Archives: July 2019

Race to the bottom

Trump’s Twitter account just disgraces ‘im,/ All far-right ideas, he embraces ’em -/ To start down the track:/ ‘They’re black, send ’em back’/ Is out-and-out undisguised racism./// Trump's Twitter account just disgraces 'im,All far-right ideas, he embraces 'em –To start … Continue reading

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Final fizz

The final left England in clover,/ The dream for New Zealand all over,/ But both gave their all/ Until the last ball/ Of cricket’s champagne superover./// The final left England in clover,The dream for New Zealand all over,But both gave … Continue reading

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First Serb

A fellow named Novak from Serbia/ Played tennis in London’s suburbia/ And though Roger Federer/ Just kept getting betterer/ Old Djoko was even superb-ier./// A fellow named Novak from SerbiaPlayed tennis in London's suburbiaAnd though Roger FedererJust kept getting bettererOld … Continue reading

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Hardened criminal sought

A face-tattooed mulleted scuzz/ Is wanted for theft by the fuzz/ Who say that he took/ Vibrators, the crook!/ Perhaps it was just for the buzz./// A face-tattooed mulleted scuzzIs wanted for theft by the fuzzWho say that he tookVibrators, … Continue reading

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Ambo in limbo

A diplomat fellow named Kim/ Said POTUS’s White House was grim;/ When Trump got the hump/ And Johnson kissed rump/ It all ended badly for him./// A diplomat fellow named KimSaid POTUS's White House was grim;When Trump got the humpAnd … Continue reading

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Yodel air hoo-ha

The Swiss Patrol’s aerial show/ Got townspeople up to high doh/ By drowning their song -/ A terrible wrong/ To lay low a yodeller so./// The Swiss Patrol's aerial show Got townspeople up to high dohBy drowning their song –A … Continue reading

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The wrong Kim

A thin-skinned old fellow named Trump/ Got into a bit of a grump/ As Britain’s ambassador/ Could not have been acider/ About the incompetent chump./// A thin-skinned old fellow named Trump Got into a bit of a grump As Britain's … Continue reading

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Night Watch

Spectators desiring to spy/ On art restoration must try/ This Rembrandt live stream,/ Fulfilling their dream/ Of literally watching paint dry./// All those who've been longing to spyOn art restoration must tryThis new Rembrandt stream,Fulfilling their dreamOf literally watching paint … Continue reading

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USWNT 2 POTUS 0

The USA’s sureness of touch/ In winning out over the Dutch/ Secured for their nation/ The world’s admiration./ The President’s style, not so much./// https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jul/07/trump-usa-world-cup-win-megan-rapinoe The USA's sureness of touch In winning out over the DutchSecured for their nationThe world's … Continue reading

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Statue of imitation

An artist who sawed the odd lump/ From some old Slovenian stump/ And painted it blue/ Said “Can you guess who?/ That’s right, it’s Melania Trump!”/// An artist who sawed the odd lumpFrom some old Slovenian stumpAnd painted it blueSaid … Continue reading

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