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Unread 07-08-2021, 07:30 PM
John Isbell John Isbell is offline
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Fliss, your latest offering reminds me a bit of this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjA6bA1qtfQ

Cheers,
John
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Unread 07-09-2021, 02:14 PM
F.F. Teague F.F. Teague is offline
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Well, that's ideal, John; thank you <(:-)

Couple more:

There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a bee;
So they gave it some bells,
To play sweet bagatelles,
And the Man became buzzy with glee.

- - -

There was a young Lady of Dorking,
Who bought a large bonnet for walking;
But a gust of air blew
And with shrieks up she flew
As some well-to-do waxwings came florking.

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I'm getting worse, aren't I? <(:-)
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Unread 07-09-2021, 03:26 PM
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[double post]

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Unread 07-09-2021, 03:27 PM
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It's fun, isn't it? Lear gives us a head start with two lines, and we just have to do three.

I also did the man who was bored by the bee:

There was an Old Man in a tree
Who was horribly bored by a Bee;
You could hear the man moan,
“Oh that Bee’s such a drone!
And he bumbles his dull repartee!”
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Unread 07-09-2021, 03:35 PM
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There was a Young Lady of Clare
Who was sadly pursued by a bear;
As she ran, she said, "Blame me
For copying Amy
Winehouse's beehive-shaped hair!"

**

There was an Old Man of the Wrekin
Whose shoes made a horrible creaking.
They were decent for walking
But hampered his stalking
And thoroughly bollixed his sneaking.
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Unread 07-09-2021, 06:43 PM
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Yes, Roger; nice to have a head start with a poem :-)

Two before bed:


There was an Old Man of the West,
Who wore a pale plum-coloured vest;
When they said, 'You look odd!'
He just smiled with a nod
And proceeded to eat it with zest.

- - -

There was a Young Lady whose eyes,
Were unique as to colour and size,
Being the shade of fine rain
And as big as her brain
So she worked for the government spies.
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Unread 07-09-2021, 09:28 PM
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There was a Young Lady whose bonnet,
Came untied when the birds sate upon it.
An enthused rooster, which cock
Had watched Alfred Hitchock,
Cried, “Hey, don’t just sit there, doggone it!”

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Unread 07-09-2021, 10:05 PM
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Trying one with the newly discovered limerick…

There was an old man on a bicycle
Whose nose was adorned with an icicle.
Seems he’d misheard a tot
Who’d declared, “Frozen’s not
The best thing in the world since the tricycle.”

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Unread 07-10-2021, 01:29 AM
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There was an Old Person of China,
Whose daughters were Jiska and Dinah...
Damn it, falsehoods like these
Disrespect the Chinese!
Doubly so, if they have a vagina!

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Unread 07-10-2021, 02:55 PM
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Brilliant, Julie :-)

Two more:

There was an Old Man of Moldavia,
Who had the most curious behaviour;
He got up on his roof
And he shouted, 'Woof, woof!
'I am Lord Dog, your furious Saviour!'

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There was an Old Man of Madras,
Who rode on a cream-coloured ass;
But it gave such a cough
That the Old Man fell off
And was trampled right there in the grass.
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