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Ephemerals

An ephemeral sonnet of winter aconite. [...]

Idler? Relid! Website Disses Twitter in Short Form

When I was sent on to a post from the Idler declaring that:

From today, all orders that we send out will include a nice little letterpress bookmark, featuring a picture of a little birdie and the phrase: “Read, Don’t Twitter”.

my first response was to rise up in dudgeon. Why is it that some [...]

Foxglove Secrets

How is purple snow innocent? If I see snow that’s purple, I don’t think of it as innocent, or sweet, unless it’s in a snowcone. [...]

Christians Stand Up To Poetry!

Was it a bombing? A riot? An act of vandalism? Nope. It was poetry. [...]

Campaign 08 Limerick Of the Day: McThatOne

From The American Center for Sarah Palin Inspirational Limericks:

As debates go, it was quite a flat one, each answer most likely a pat one. Though a night with no drama is a win for Obama the same can’t be said for Mc “That One.”

Can you type out some doggerel verse To explain the [...]

Bush Haiku: The Lesser Son

Fear the lesser son who, desperate to burn bright, incinerates all.

- Susan Anthony, San Francisco, Poets Against War

Get Witchy with a Palin-Muthee Limerick

Muthee won her the office of Guv Praying hands brought down might from Above But Muthee has itches Hunting ones he calls witches Fitting Palin like hand in a glove.

Can you sum up the Palin witch craze In a limerick (not with essays)? Keep it simple and sweet In this tale, what’s the meat [...]