I guess you think you know this story.
You don't. The real one's much more gory.
The phoney one, the one you know,
Was cooked up years and years ago,
Humorous poetry has been written for thousands of years. Many of us do not know that the nursery rhymes that we sang as kids were made up to convey information of a delicate political nature encoded in what sounds like a silly children's song. Living in the western world, we are lucky enough to be able (in some cases) to freely speak our minds. However, we cannot take for granted the medium of humor as a way to convey information that may be politically dangerous.
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I guess you think you know this story.Featured Shared Story
I love Roald Dahl. He never fails to make me laugh. Another side to a story you could never imagine.
The animal I really dig,
Above all others is the pig.
Pigs are noble. Pigs are clever,
Pigs are courteous. However,Featured Shared Story
I really enjoy this poem. It reminds me of my childhood. When I was little, I loved this story. Thank you for writing this poem!
As soon as Wolf began to feel
That he would like a decent meal,
He went and knocked on Grandma's door.
When Grandma opened it, she sawFeatured Shared Story
This is like the second time Riding Hood shot a wolf. These poems are making her crazy dangerous.
New Technology And Old People
My new phone is "smart." I guess that I'm not.
Amazing what all this here smart phone has got.
TV and Weather and Internet, too.
There's just no limits to what it can do.Featured Shared Story
Been there, done that with my grandparents, but they figure things out eventually with the help of their grandchildren.
Funny Poem About Death
When somebody dies, folks hardly ever say "dead."
They prefer "expired" or "departed" instead.
Most of the euphemisms don't do any harm,
Like "biting the dust" or "buying the farm."Featured Shared Story
Wow! Lovely poem! This poem is really good for a funny recital.
What's with this Daylight Savings Time?
It steals our sleeping, snoozing time
Roll out of bed and take a breath
And feel like microwaved-reheated deathFeatured Shared Story
Daylight saving can either be a blessing or a curse. Thanks for the laugh. Australia is currently enjoying summer daylight saving time. Loved the verse.
Barking Dogs And Their Consequences
Our street was once a peaceful place
Kids played and you could jog
But our tranquil life was shattered
When the neighbour got a dog.Featured Shared Story
I enjoy writing poetry about real events and real people. The "Bazza" who's featured in many of my poems is a quirky character whose fondness for the practical joke often gets him into...
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