Tag Archives: Funny

A Snarkey-Barkey Place

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Camera FLASH!  (posted by Kerry) Come trip with me, flee, my undernourished friends. Now I know you are weary -teary of being underground– let me expound. I speak of a snarkey-barkey place … Continue reading

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Unlucky Johnny (*chastushka)

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 11 Write an unlucky poem. Johnny gambled, was not lucky playing cards or rolling dice. Travelled to Vegas from Kentucky, lost his money, and gained head lice. *Chastushka is a … Continue reading

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Barbecue

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #44 – “kick” (posted by De) Say, that barbecue sauce has a kick. My tongue’s a lit wick. Ring that alarm. Lug out hoses. Stuff can do serious harm. Wanted to kick back; … Continue reading

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On Sea or Land

Written for:  Weejars Saturday Mix-Double Takes, 30 &  The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to build your writing piece. You have two sets of homophones and you are challenged to use all four words in your … Continue reading

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Shoe Days

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  A Closet Full of Shoes   (posted by Kim) “What I would like you to do is focus on shoes: they may be in a shop window or on feet, your own or … Continue reading

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Lottery Woes

Written for:  Poetic Asides #405  Write a money poem. How unnerved I would be to win a lottery. Instead of feeling free– responsibility. One issue would be fairness, absolute awareness of who should have a share of these winnings I … Continue reading

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Still Standing

Written for:  The Twiglets “still standing” Losing one and one-half inches from a short stature panicked me into Lily Tomlin’s character in, The Incredible Shrinking Woman. All I can say is, at least I am still standing. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Would You Know Me?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Masks “A mask tells us more than a face.” ― Oscar Wilde Can we tell when someone is undisguised? Do we prefer people to maintain the mask? Would inhibitions drop like falling stars if I … Continue reading

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WFUN

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~News Media Write a new documentary poem OR a new poem that comments on news media “All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.” ― … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Share a poem or try using a fortune cookie message.  (Imagined by Marian) You are older today than you were yesterday. No lucky number for you; cannot afford to gamble. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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