Nat’l Bad Poetry Day, or: Bashō’s Ballad of Smelly Whey

A limerick In honor of National Bad Poetry Day (August 18th) Bashō tried his hand at one Western ballad, Though the sheer effort left him quite pallid. Writing out complex plot Left him tied up in knots, Stomach churning at his chunky word salad. A thank you A great thank you goes out to Britta,… Continue reading Nat’l Bad Poetry Day, or: Bashō’s Ballad of Smelly Whey

Guess who! or: Little hands

A limerick She, giggling, covered Granny's eyes. "Guess who! Guess who! Surprise, surprise!" Granny gave a teensy jump; "Hmmm... Little hands... President Trump?" How both whooped with mirth undisguised! ‘What do you see’ Prompt #141 For Sadje’s weekly #WDYS prompt, she offered the photo below as inspiration for writers to produce art. Image credit:Andrea Piacquad @… Continue reading Guess who! or: Little hands