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It could be verse

A BBC radio anchor/ Thinks Twitter a hotbed of rancour/ But some of us know it’s/ A place to find poets/ As well as the odd boorish person./// This limerick was prompted by a discussion on the Today Programme on … Continue reading

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Nineties rock

An ancient stone circle that stands/ On West Aberdeenshire’s green lands,/ Is 20 years old,/ Researchers were told,/ And built by the last owner’s hands./// An ancient stone circle that standsOn West Aberdeenshire's green landsIs 20 years old,Researchers were told,And … Continue reading

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Hotel hell

A high-tech hotel that employed/ A staff largely made up of droid/ Gave robots the sack/ And brought humans back/ Because they got guests so annoyed./// A high-tech hotel that employedA staff largely made up of droidGave robots the sackAnd … Continue reading

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Blow for eel population

The river that flows through The Smoke/ Takes pee flushed by London-based folk,/ And now it’s transpired/ That eels become wired,/ From swimming through all of their coke./// The river that flows through The SmokeTakes pee flushed by London-based folk,And … Continue reading

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Duke of hazard

A very old royal named Phil/ Has had to explain to the Bill/ He crashed his Land Rover/ And flipped it right over,/ But still isn’t over the hill. A very old royal named PhilHas had to explain to the … Continue reading

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Confidence in confidence alone

A PM who’s now a lame duck/ Is nonetheless riding her luck;/ MPs expressed confidence,/ Despite her incompetence,/ And gave her more time up to fuck./// A PM who's now a lame duckIs nonetheless riding her luck;MPs expressed confidence,Despite her … Continue reading

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Mayday!

Theresa has lost her big fight,/ The May-backing Ayes to the right/ Not having the heft/ Of noes to the left/ Who reckon her Brexit deal’s shite./// Theresa has lost her big fight,The May-backing Ayes to the rightNot having the … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ troll

When Williams got into a spat/ With Page in the neighbouring flat,*/ To get him annoyed/ He blasted Pink Floyd,/ Deep Purple and Sabbath – take that!/// *for rhyming and scansion – I know it’s a mansion. When Williams got … Continue reading

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Quailing quisling

A Brexit supporter named Grayling/ Would like to see democrats quailing/ For fear that it might/ Incite the far right/ To find all their schemes unavailing./// A Brexit supporter named GraylingWould like to see everyone quailingFor fear that it mightIncite … Continue reading

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Oh no it isn’t any good

A show with a beanstalk and Jack/ At Christmas came in for such flak/ They had to admit/ The panto was shit/ And give the admission fee back./// A show with a beanstalk and JackAt Christmas came in for such … Continue reading

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