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Literally A Sonnet About A Hornet

Oh buzz off you crazy crazy hornet Trying to land here upon my buttock, Here I am eating my crispy cornet Lazing naked in my garden hammock. Tried to coax it with my berry ice cream But alas it seems unprepared or blind, Dancing upon an invisible beam Homing in on me with a one track mind. Could it be I’ve enhanced the essence air With a gross wind to further relieve me, Or is this a mock symphony of flair Of a Britain’s got talent “Bumble Bee?” His “The classical flight” winning first prize In pain my swelling one hell of a size! © Harry J Horsman 2015

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 2/29/2016 7:04:00 AM
One hell of a great poem mate. What a pleasure to read. Big, big smiles. I'll put it in my favs, and send out a tweet link. Cheers.
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Date: 12/20/2015 7:01:00 PM
Hello Harry,, stopped by to enjoy some of my favorite and best poets of 2010 - 1015 :) Hope you are well enjoying what is left of 2015. Sending an early Christmas Message with Hugs. May you have a blessed Christmas and a happy New Year. Good luck in all you do during 2016. ~SKAT LOVE~
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Date: 10/28/2015 7:27:00 AM
Harry witty and hilarious write!!! Like best the first stanza.. =`)~Olive Eloisa
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Date: 10/27/2015 6:23:00 AM
Funny and clever although the hornet's sting is so painful. I once disturbed a hornet's nest, got well over a dozen stings! Now I understand the old cliche about people kicking up hornets nests.
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Date: 10/25/2015 7:55:00 AM
Very clever, funny and creative my friend... Trust me on this, a hornet's sting is viciously terrible in its pain . I know from experience as a kid, honeybee sting is nothing when compared to a hornet's! Great entry into that contest. A7
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Date: 10/25/2015 3:35:00 AM
wow love it ...xx
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Date: 10/24/2015 11:52:00 AM
Ha ha ha.... in my childhood life it happened to me. Few days i enjoyed the taste of pain of a hornet's bite. Interesting was that it sang a very nice buzzing sonnet song like a sweet lover while biting. Ooh! that i remember from this beautiful sonnet of your hornet poem. Loved always my lovely friend, you are genius always,bl
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Date: 10/24/2015 8:51:00 AM
hahaha, OH MY, this is the most interesting of all the bee/hornet sonnets I have seen yet, Harry. GREAT job. I love it!
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Date: 10/24/2015 7:56:00 AM
You made me laugh. You will get retribution if this stinger gave up his life for "bugging" you. Well done. well wishes!
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Date: 10/24/2015 6:58:00 AM
love this humourous write Harry - horents really are a pain in so many ways - just hope they buzz off ! good luck in the contest:-) hugs jan xx
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