Tag Archives: poetry

Pleasant Valley Saturday

My workplace is pleasant, it’s true No reason for me to feel blue. But I will admit I wish just a bit We had a mad poet or two.

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Workplace haiku

Here’s some haiku inspired by working between Christmas and New Years when many colleagues are on leave, or calling in sick. 😉 Sick Leave? Calling in cozy Hot tea, fireplace, good book Can’t come in today Understaffed Alone all is … Continue reading

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War is Peace

Fueling fear no peace Endless war to keep us safe Mercy scorned once more

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Who flees TO Russia? #edwardsnowden #poetry

Edward Snowden He’s so bad Told our secrets Rotten lad Fled to Hong Kong Far away Then to Russia Did he stray Though he claims He loves his land Those he fled to Aren’t so grand What more stuff Will … Continue reading

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Bookstore Requiem

Wandering the stacks Browsing bliss through coffee air I’ll buy it online

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The Last Bite Bites Back

Don’t take that last bite You may regret it later Joy spills out in pain

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Poor Old Lonely Bland

This bit of doggerel was inspired by Anita Brookner’s book The Private View George Bland’s empty life. Has no friends. Has no wife. Poor old lonely Bland. George Bland is sixty five. Fears his health will take a dive. Still … Continue reading

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i sore

Petty resentment Negligent neighbors next door Garbage still at curb

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The Very Worst Veggie Verse

My wife ate the last carrot The cupboard now is bare My wife ate the last carrot I’ve sunk into despair My wife ate the last carrot I’m hungry and I’m blue My wife ate the last carrot I guess … Continue reading

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Travel Travail – A Full Metal Haiku

Endless hot grey field Metal produce nurtures none Harvest of lost time

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