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My strange Village

I live in a very small very old village In England where everyone knows your name But what makes the place rather odd Is the locals who are very strange. There's Gina the window cleaner Her bum the size of mar's And Lady Quinn Who drives like a mad lady In her Bentley car There's old Doctor Mckenna Who always complains that he's ill And young pregnant sally who forgot To take the pill (again) Farmer Giles and his sheep Tom the butcher boy who walks around naked In his sleep Norris and Horace the identical twins And gambling Fred who backs the horses and never wins Old Nelly at the post office And Nora who has the local shop And P.C plod the nervous local cop. They all get together on a Friday night In the local pub and get merry and gossip For it's the communities hub Many tales have been told About a Headless horseman hereabouts who rides through the village around midnight when the lights go out. Headless horseman? It makes no sense to me Because if he was riding a horse How the hell would he see. Every year we have the village fete and people from all around cue up at the gate we used to have a morris dance But morris can't dance no more Because Morris hung up his clogs When his feet got very sore There's Mollies stall of home preserves And paddy and his performing fleas That leaves everyone scratching And heading for the trees. The old church stands on top of the hill and long after the bells have rung Your ears are ringing still When anyone does something wrong they have to face the old ducking pond I've been ducked a time or two And got completely wet through. It's claimed Robin Hood Met maid Marion in our local wood Bet they were up to no good And his merry men got really merry Down at the local pub. If you ever visit us at our village Hogs bottom's end We might be a bit strange but we'll greet you like a friend But be wary Many a visitor never leave And meet a grizzly end, ha ha ha haaaaaa. Peter Dome.copyright.2014. July.

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Date: 7/29/2014 2:29:00 PM
I try to be kind, it's good for the heart
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/30/2014 4:02:00 AM
You are my friend, you have a good heart. thank you so much. Great to hear from you. take good care. Pete.
Date: 7/25/2014 7:25:00 PM
Thank you
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/26/2014 7:25:00 AM
Thank you mi Lady one is most kind. Peterkins.
Date: 7/23/2014 5:59:00 PM
thank you for supporting me always..Linda
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/23/2014 9:59:00 PM
Linda it's always a real pleasure. you are such a great talent, your work gives me a lot of pleasure. thank you so much. warm best wishes. Pete.
Date: 7/7/2014 8:01:00 PM
Absolutly great write Peter, sounds like a typical English village with exceptions of course, I left the country in 1950, but I did go back and met Peter and then back to Oz. but I do love the English country side Take care.................Vera..........
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/8/2014 6:52:00 AM
Hi Vera. So good to hear from you. hope you and Peter are ok. So glad you enjoyed it. Yes we have some very strange people around here, me included ha ha. Thank you so much. I live near Sherwood forest it's beautiful. bet oz is amazing. glad you met Pete. take are best wishes. Pete.
Date: 7/7/2014 11:55:00 AM
Peter, the stranger the better. I wouldn't mind visiting the local pub's. A Robin Hood, giving joy. About the headless horseman, I don't mind a fib or two. Like you said, how could a man ride a horse without a head. Very interesting and creative if you ask me.... Linda
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/7/2014 3:04:00 PM
Your welcome any time kind Lady, but expect a very long stay. I hear the headless horseman was a visitor too. you'd love the pub.people would have something to gossip about ha ha.Always a real pleasure to hear from you. take good care. warm best wishes. Pete.
Date: 7/5/2014 5:43:00 PM
Hehehehe - Hi Peter, I love this witty write - had so much fun with it! Thanks for sharing this hilarious gem!
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/6/2014 6:21:00 AM
Hi Pandita, so good to hear from you again. Thank you so much. just a bit of madness, your welcome to our village any time. glad you enjoyed it. take good care. best wishes. Pete.
Date: 7/5/2014 4:09:00 PM
Do you live in midsommer Peter- just watching it on TV and they have a headless horseman on it - spooky or what LOL. Love this descriptive and very amusing write, hugs Jan xxx
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 7/5/2014 5:13:00 PM
Where in the UK are you Nottingham area? - am off to Yorkshire in August - don't get to the mainland very often just having a few days away. hugs Jan xx
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/5/2014 4:14:00 PM
No haven't watched it tonight, but I wouldn't move there myself, wouldn't want to be murdered. Hope your ok Jan Why not visit us sometime?. ha ha thank you take care. Pete.
Date: 7/5/2014 3:39:00 PM
Sounds like it would be a hoot....I look forward to visiting... Tim
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Peter Dome
Date: 7/5/2014 3:55:00 PM
Hi Tim your more than welcome, just plan a long long stay, and don't walk through the village at night. ha ha. just a bit of madness. thank you so much take care. Pete.