September 11, 2019 at 9:22 pm #96888
Hey, guys! Lately, I’ve been experimenting with some silly poetry. (It’s sort of half bad poetry, half good poetry…I’m not sure how to explain it). I’m interested in your opinons. 😉
ALSO, if any of y’all have been writing silly poetry, showcase it on this thread! Weirdness and silliness are welcome!!
A Tragic Tale or
George McMearly’s Rooster
There once was a man,
A Scot hailed George McMearly,
And he had a pet rooster,
Whom he loved dearly.
In the night, when the rooster
Perched on George’s bed,
Cardinal comb sagged on his breast,
All bad dreams fled.
When light kissed the rooftops,
The rooster dashed out his doggy door,
And mounted on the rusty rail,
Letting his vocal range soar.
The neighborhood would rouse
After the rooster’s first stirring notes,
Then George would stumble out
To feed his cows and his goats.
Breakfast between these two
Was a never a pompous affair;
George was fond of cornflakes,
And the rooster spilled them everywhere.
George was never angry
With his noisy, clumsy rooster;
George had his own flaws,
Like neglecting to clean the juicer.
Their life was paradise:
Companionship at its best.
But when George’s rooster fell ill,
Their life became filled with unrest.
Tending at the rooster’s bedside,
George would never leave.
When the rooster’s tail began to droop,
George sobbed into his sleeve.
At long last, the rooster lay still
With foggy, unseeing eyes,
And though George had tried everything,
He knew his rooster had died.
After that dire day,
George dug a tiny grave.
Weeping, he buried the body
That he wished he could have saved.
And now every morning by the rail,
As first light appears above,
George McMearly plays his bagpipes,
In honor of his rooster, whom he loved.
- This topic was modified 6 days, 18 hours ago by Emma Starr.
Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. 🙂 https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blogSeptember 11, 2019 at 10:07 pm #96893
XD!!! This is very well done! I love it! It’s kinda like a poem written in a serious tone – as if it’s all normal – but all about something totally ridiculous. It’s a masterpiece of humour!
You know, that’s a good idea; I might try it sometime.
-This is REALLY enjoyable to read!-
- This reply was modified 6 days, 17 hours ago by William Norfleet.
"Eistret an guol nuurdor ank dohk remna lathlrao."- Uondon of AndimSeptember 12, 2019 at 9:07 am #96924September 12, 2019 at 2:58 pm #96953
K. A. Grey
@emma-starr Ahahaha! Bagpipes. 😆 Well done!
Another silly one for you:
I found a caterpillar in my meal.
(I’m sure they’re not good to eat.)
‘Cause when I was swallowing
my last bit of spinach,
It tickled my throat with its feet.
"Atticus, he was real nice. . . .”
“Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.”September 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm #96976
@emma-starr Aw, that poem was so sad… I started reading intending to have a good laugh, but my heart ended up sobbing with poor George….not that that’s a bad thing, though – it’s such a sweet little poem 🙂 I love it, Emma <3 It’s been forever since we’ve talked, but I’m so glad you tagged me. I’ve been inactive on SE for too long 🙂
@k-a-grey Haha, that such a cute poem 🙂 I love the last line – your ideas are so creative!
I wrote this a long time ago, but thought I’d share it for fun.
Burnin’ n Bakin’
A pinch of this, a dab of that
Into the mixing bowl,
Then stir until you cain’t no more,
With all your heart and soul.
This recipe to good success
To many lives has bring’d
A sense of hope with smells o’ joy—
When baking tunes is sing’d.
The scent o’ sweet fresh bread, homemade
A loner’s heart can cheer
It saves him from the pit of gloom
And from the shame of beer.
So here’s to yous a message plain
To all who burn and bake
Keep up your work and think to put
Some love in what you make.
"Young people, you must pray, for your passions are strong and your wisdom is little."C.H.SpurgeonSeptember 12, 2019 at 9:46 pm #96988
@emma-starr: awesome and humorous poem! I really liked the rooster. Great job!
@k-a-grey: the caterpillar in the meal, I love it!
@libby: “This recipe to good success” – great poem! Very creative!
I really like all your poems, Emberlings! 😀
(ISFP!) Artistic, redheaded, nature-loving, crazy writer. Mine favorite Indiana animal: Red Fox.September 13, 2019 at 5:32 pm #97024
@w-o-holmes Thanks!! I’m so glad you liked it–I can see that you understand the poem and thought behind it. 😀
@evelyn I’m glad you enjoyed it. ;P
@k-a-grey I LOVE IT. XD When I read the last line I was like, oh no…OH MY.
@libby I’m sorry it made you sad!!! I didn’t mean to make you cry!! lol I like your poem–it’s cute and sounds like a poem a Southern momma might quote. 😉 Do you blog anywhere? I just started a blog in May!! (If you would check it out, I would be SO happy to see what you think.) Also, if you want to stay connected outside of SE, I’d be happy to share my email. 🙂
Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. 🙂 https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blogSeptember 14, 2019 at 12:19 am #97041
"Eistret an guol nuurdor ank dohk remna lathlrao."- Uondon of AndimSeptember 14, 2019 at 3:21 pm #97078
K. A. Grey
@k-a-greySeptember 16, 2019 at 5:33 pm #97168
@emma-starr Don’t be sorry – I love your poem a lot <3 😉 Also, I don’t know if you noticed, but I’m following your blog XD I don’t blog, though I’ve thought about starting one before. Right now, life is a bit busy, but I might think about it during Christmas break 🙂
I’d love to keep in touch with you! Here’s my email: email@example.com
"Young people, you must pray, for your passions are strong and your wisdom is little."C.H.SpurgeonSeptember 16, 2019 at 8:32 pm #97175
@libby Yes!!! Thank you so much! Your support means a lot to me. <3 <3 <3 <3
If you start a blog, I’ll be your first follower. 😉
I’ll shoot you an email!
Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. 🙂 https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blogSeptember 18, 2019 at 11:40 am #97261
@emma-starr Very good! I really enjoyed reading it, with it’s blend of humor and pathos. Go girl! 🙂
@libby I really like yours!! 🙂
@k-a-grey And yours was funny!
Your word I have hidden in my heart,
That I might not sin against You.
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