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Premium Member A BIT OF MID WEEK HUMOUR
FRED

Fred the farmer he bought a new tractor
The milk maid he wanted to attract her
He said you wanna ride 
So she jumped in beside 
Said tis slow can't it go any faster .

SAUL

In ancient times the killer Saul Porters
Was better...Read More
Categories: abbot, humor,
Form: Limerick



who's on first
it's been
so often
done and
did but it
always in
whatever
form is
schtick

listening
to Saint-
Saëns and
asking what
is the score
i've never
heard this
before

you know
the one

which one?

that one
this one?

yes

what?

that one


which one
is this one?

you know
that one

and Abbot
and Costello
live on and 
on and on and...
...Read More
Categories: abbot, muse,
Form: I do not know?
The Vampire Monk, Part III
III.
But I had a much higher purpose now,
damned or not, I would serve the True God,
for thirty years I served with my brothers,
upon a humble path I faithfully trod.

Maybe I wasn’t a miracle worker,
though I saved lost pilgrims in my...Read More
Categories: abbot, change, dark, evil, faith, horror, religious, uplifting,
Form: Epic
The Vampire Monk, Part II
II.
When the abbot came to the iron gate
he made no move to invite me in,
said,”I’ve seen fell creatures before this night,
you are a monster of death and of sin.”

I said to him,”Yes, that’s what I’ve become,
I was forced by a...Read More
Categories: abbot, change, dark, evil, faith, horror, religious, uplifting,
Form: Epic
The Plaque
1908
Last day at school for me
Some thirteen years Ive had
And Im going to be a farm hand
Just like me dear old Dad

Here now its Mr Peters
A silence falls over the class
'Registration' he says as he does every day
I am Williams...Read More
Categories: abbot, war,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Stranger Than Fiction PART 1
My name is Tom Cunningham, I’m retired now but thirty six years ago I had a very strange experience that I have never mentioned to anyone until now.
It was November the twelfth, nineteen eighty two, a Friday. I was working...Read More
Categories: abbot, religious, scary, world war ii,
Form: Prose
Cannabis Sativa Mini Seedy Saga
(cuz ma life iz such a drag...
this toke kin “FAKE” hemp  
pyre aye roll out to you dear reader).

As a double jointed mathematical abbot 
and amateur chemist 
   specializing in cannabinoids
   my favorite delta-9-tetra
 ...Read More
Categories: abbot, 12th grade, 9th grade, drug, flower, history,
Form: Free verse
Critterary Verses: A Mammoth Ambition
When Wally was a wholly woolly mammoth,
He decided very young to be a monk.
     He learned all the Latin phrases,
     And ecclesiastical ukases,
And stored all his worldly geegaws in his trunk.

The day...Read More
Categories: abbot, animal, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Just A Few Clerihews
Warning, if you are under 60 you may not "get" some of these.

Mohammad Ali
taunting with poetry,
his opponents he'd zing
as he danced 'bout the ring.

Graham Kerr "The Galloping Gourmet"
oft with our minds he would play.
Why else would he pick
the dessert "Spotted...Read More
Categories: abbot, fun,
Form: Clerihew
Living in Brooklyn
Flatbush . . . Bedford Stuyvesant . . . Saint Jerome's . . .
Our Lady of Good Counsel School . . . The Sisters of Mercy . . . The Franciscan Brothers.
Double features at the Farragut movie on Saturday A.M.:
The...Read More
Categories: abbot, change, childhood, culture, growing up, life, remember,
Form: Free verse



knocking in a basin filled with leaves
A potatoe cake bathing with an onion ring is an iconic sealed ring in a genuine abyss of calm. But an abyss is neither an abbot nor an abbess. For pretty tunnels created in a monastery clap link out to...Read More
Categories: abbot, assonance, baby,
Form: I do not know?
Georgia Hermitage
Georgia has mild Cerebral Palsy, 
And was loved by her PE teacher, 
At George Abbot School friendly, 
But didn’t then become a runner. 

The 2012 Paras got to her heart, 
Guilted her with school memories 
And also she wanted to...Read More
Categories: abbot, body, daughter, desire, destiny, dream, emotions, happy,
Form: Quatrain
My Idiom Oneliners Part 1
Elsie the cow was slower than molasses,
that's why they finally decided to put her out to pasture.

With Stormin' Norman around you'd tremble with fear,
because all around him was lightning and thunder in the atmosphere.

I try not to get into too...Read More
Categories: abbot, humor,
Form: Light Verse
simple synchronization x
Weary weapons wearing writhing works wonderfully wreathed wigs...... Oh wow how magnificent the yellow radiance of a piece of straw. Leaning bending learning. Admire nit a wisdom curl if a pitch of ball. Throw away in a diameter. Then run...Read More
Categories: abbot, baseball, bird,
Form: I do not know?
THE COMICS
The Keystone Cops were funny
Chaplin, Keaton, and Fields too.
Laurel & Hardy and Will Rogers
were some of the names we knew.

Who can forget the Stooges
or all the pies we saw them throw.
Who didn't laugh at the Brothers Marx
or Abbot & Costello?

Berle,...Read More
Categories: abbot, dedication, funny, giggle, humor, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member monk camera
watching a documentary on Netflix a Saturday night alone
to my surprise the main character I know in his a viscose robe
his brother will bring him along regularly to the place I worked
hostess, bartender and waitress I served them for years
the...Read More
Categories: abbot, destiny, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Liberal tory predjucide
Liberal tory predjucide

457 visas 2 help the jobless score,
a hundred thousand jobless,
upon our Aussie shore,
one hundred thousand imported,
by howard the duck billed rat,
{still here}
fat ole bat got 30 thousand more,
are you aware of that?
so special working in the mines,
the greed...Read More
Categories: abbot, adventure,
Form: Ballade
Putin v Abbot
G20-Blue

At the G20 meeting, many nations steps they trod,
where the Abbot in his Budgies,  tried to fight the Putin sod,
oh it came down to leaders, now to fight a war for us,
no casualties no bleeders, just the fisticuffs and...Read More
Categories: abbot, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Joined Spirits, Shared Will, Loss of Name

After so many years in the monastery, Monty 
wants to use his name which 
is never allowed due to the 
pledge of anonymity. 
He owns nothing there of course, 
no one does. It all belongs to God. 
When Monty sleeps...Read More
Categories: abbot, desire, identity,
Form: Free verse
Food Banks
Food Banks. 
There is a cloister up north where you can knock on its oak door 
and get food parcels. The abbot, a stern man, will give you food if
you are nicely dressed, have a house, band are briefly out...Read More
Categories: abbot, food,
Form: Free verse
THE WIND
The lonesome visitor approaches
With its thriving exuberance
With an infinite endurance
It meanders and broaches

It moves with blithe and glee
Clothing all that comes its way
Whether big or small; it ne'er say
"I wont for you give me no fee

It arrives from nowhere
But abides...Read More
Categories: abbot, nature, endurance,
Form: ABC
Contract
Contract

In a little town away out west ,
the Contract was out,
 the thunderboxes best,
Tommy Bumble offered 20 cents a tin,
To take the human manure in,
With the contract he was blest,

Tommy Tartar was in haste,
He offered twenty five cents, 
got replaced,
By...Read More
Categories: abbot, adventure,
Form: Ballad
COMIC RELIEF
The Keystone Cops were funny,
Chaplain, Keaton, Lloyd, and Fields too.
Laurel and Hardy, and Will Rodgers,
Were just some of the names we knew.


Who can forget the Stooges, 
Or all the pies we saw them throw?
Who didn't laugh at the Brothers Marx,
Or...Read More
Categories: abbot, dedication, funny, people, thank you
Form: Rhyme
a slow quite morning
small old house with 
blackberry bushes 
gathering in the backyard 

squirrels climbing on a railroad 
tie stuck in the ground, 
 sitting with folded hands 
to say their morning prayers.

the liturgies of autumn
held in broken twigs
 scattered around

 st ignatious...Read More
Categories: abbot, morning,
Form: I do not know?
Whistle While You Work
when
when
I first 
stared at this
woman rocking
I wanted to start whistling






James Abbot McNeill Whistler
Whistler's Mother  { 1871 }  Wikipedia



Also Brians Strand's Entry 
Sequence Fibonacci Imagist Contest...Read More
Categories: abbot, dedication, education, family, history, imagination, inspirational, life,
Form: Fibonacci