Tag Archives: Funny

Lottery Woes

Written for:  Poetic Asides #405  Write a money poem. How unnerved I would be to win a lottery. Instead of feeling free– responsibility. One issue would be fairness, absolute awareness of who should have a share of these winnings I … Continue reading

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Still Standing

Written for:  The Twiglets “still standing” Losing one and one-half inches from a short stature panicked me into Lily Tomlin’s character in, The Incredible Shrinking Woman. All I can say is, at least I am still standing. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Would You Know Me?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Masks “A mask tells us more than a face.” ― Oscar Wilde Can we tell when someone is undisguised? Do we prefer people to maintain the mask? Would inhibitions drop like falling stars if I … Continue reading

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WFUN

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~News Media Write a new documentary poem OR a new poem that comments on news media “All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.” ― … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Share a poem or try using a fortune cookie message.  (Imagined by Marian) You are older today than you were yesterday. No lucky number for you; cannot afford to gamble. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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Greetings!

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Tuesday Poetics:  Wish You Were Here (posted by whimsygizmo) Write a postcard poem. Your poem can be serious, funny, fun, tongue-in-cheek, gleeful or melancholy. Just be sure it’ll fit on a postcard (think 12 … Continue reading

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Here Lies . . .

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 18 Two-For-Tuesday  Write a life and/or death poem. Here lies Freddy, always up for travel–just not on the Underground. She climbed life like a mountain, each age brought new heights. She … Continue reading

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Spanish Test

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 12 Write a guilty poem. Giggling girls copied each other’s answers on test. Sage Spanish teacher wrote, “Roving Eyeballs.”

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Attack of the Orange-Haired Gnomes

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Title-Tale (Poetry and Flash Fiction with Magaly) Greetings, dear Toads. Today’s mini-challenge is simple (and funny, I hope). The world is so gloomy right now, that most of us could probably use a … Continue reading

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It’s Your Choice

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (Imagined by Isadora Gruye) Out of Standard:  Multiple Choice In the current political climate of my America shaped box, leaders are lifting lines directly from one of my favorite authors – a man … Continue reading

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