Thanks to Lady Jabberwocky for her Prompt ‘friends’: https://ladyjabberwocky.com/2021/07/12/prompt-of-the-week-a-friend-to-the-end/ Here is my acrostic poem and number 14 of my NaPowriMo challenge: photo curtsey of Nathan Dumlao (linktr.ee/nate_dumlao)
Dahl was born in 1916 in Cardiff, Wales to Norwegian immigrant parents, he served in the RAF during the Second World as a fighter pilot and subsequently, an intelligence officer. He rose to prominence as a writer in the 1940s with works for children and for adults, and he became one of the world’s best-sellingContinue reading “Roald Dahl – Quote”
https://ladyjabberwocky.com/2021/06/28/prompt-of-the-week-the-worst-advice/ Great prompt this week from Lady Jabberwocky – What’s the worst piece of advice you have ever received? I had a few that sprang to mind but this has probably stayed with me the longest!
Lady Jabberwocky has given a prompt for this week – ‘cat’ see below https://ladyjabberwocky.com/2021/06/21/prompt-of-the-week-year-of-the-cat/?c=2021#comment-2021 so I took the challenge:
I took part in a Writing Prompt session tonight some great prompts, one was this photo of a woman looks like the 1940’s era – not really sure, she could be blowing a whistle or pea-shooter, who knows, but it inspired me to write this little poem:
Today I thought I would just share one of my little poems have a lovely Sunday!
Another comic verse is the famous, limerick, usually humorous and frequently rude, they follow a pattern, the first, second and fifth lines have the same rhythm and rhyme: AABBA The origin of the word ‘limerick’ is thought to be after the City or County of Limerick in Ireland in the early 1800’s, the form wasContinue reading “Limerick”
Following on from yesterday’s comic theme, let’s discuss nonsense poems, well they do what they say ‘on the tin’ – don’t always make sense sometimes they have made up words to describe things, or just to make a nice sound. Nonsense poems, often use made up words, mixed up with real words – they areContinue reading “Nonsense Poetry”
Humorous verse usually presents extraordinary or fantastical situations for entertainment, often focussing on the way words sound. There are no fixed rules around it either in the rhyme or rhythm but hopefully it sounds good when read out loud! The one below, is by one of favourite comedians and writers Spike Milligan (1918–2002), it hasContinue reading “Comic Verse”