Reaching for the moon, or: One giant step

A limerick Ruled by hunger, the glutton was hasty, Though the blackberry moon sure looked tasty! He reached- but grabbed only air, For rising up out of his chair Left the fat man panting, sweaty, and pasty. d'Verse poetics: Mooning around At d'Verse, writers were encouraged to select one of the following names for the… Continue reading Reaching for the moon, or: One giant step

On the hoof, or: Mad as a meat axe

A limerick Gordo gorged on meat when angry or nervous and could not bear slow restaurant service. Once, ol' Gordo ordered a whole cow - when the staff balked, he shouted, "Now!" On the hoof, the cook cried, "God, preserve us!" d'Verse prompt: Bon appรฉtit food poetry At d'Verse, poets were encouraged to write poems about… Continue reading On the hoof, or: Mad as a meat axe