Category Archives: nonsense

It enticles my canticles to eat chocolate panticles.

I have always liked”Jabberwocky ” and other of Carroll’s work,and wondered how he wrote it. Similarly with Edward Lear. I wasn’t planning to imitate them.[Or even to have an imi-tete a tete with them] But after playing with the word … Continue reading

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Sulking

As respite from  my work, I tried to sulk I  practised ,  it became my  art and life I never spoke but glowered like a pike Till  the  cat’s claws lit up like street lights You  cannot sulk  alone, so … Continue reading

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Alexa turns it on at my command

The electric blanket lies upon my bed Alexa turns it on at my command Since I am a spy, I’ll  soon be dead For I may sing or talk as I’m ill bred i sing in dreams  or sometimes on … Continue reading

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Like  sex and drugs and eating from my shoe

We spent 10 years  a -wandering  Southport Beach You may wonder how but I don’t teach I went to Sinai just to have a look Now it is in Egypt . bless my boots/ The Bedouin people  have not found … Continue reading

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My fevered brain tormented fleas at night

My fevered brain tormented me at night The curtains were as drawn as my own face I saw  the moon shine, whiskey, what delight I saw gnats circling, wanting  tiny bites My underslip was pink with purple lace My fevered … Continue reading

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Die in debt  and  don’t pay rent

Don’t you die with money in the bank Get  more  hard back books or dig up roads Give a  beggar  what you’ve   left unspent If your family’s full of knave sand cranks Pay   for them  to live and learn abroad … Continue reading

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Mary’s obsession

Copyright Mary went  out shopping as usual on Saturday.She didn’t need much but liked to watch people  passing the Coffee Shop window and give a rating to their  appearance though the number of women in transparent beige leggings was rather  … Continue reading

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Where is Oxford,on the Tomes?

Where is Ipswich, what is true Where is Norwich, deja vu Cambridge juggles counterpoise Here’s the  train, is it full Will there be a cord to pull Is it diesel, is it steam? It’s atomic in its beams I can … Continue reading

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And BTW why are you using Tide?

Would you be more gentle,dear,I cried She pushed my head as if  it were a stone I only want my hair washed not to die And BTW why are you using Tide Shampoo is much kinder,on I moaned~ Could you … Continue reading

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I never knew that  modern bus stops speak

The bus stop says its out of use  this week Men are digging up the road again I never knew that  modern bus stops  speak I wonder will the street lamps follow suit Their  voices like  the chiming of Big … Continue reading

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