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G Pee

I should know better
after seventeen years as a GP
I should know how to avoid
being caught out by baby pee

It was a school boy error
a little mistake made by me
On the plus side it gave such joy
to todays GP trainee

Photo Credit Dr Amir Khan 

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Today I learnt a new fact
that I want to share with you
This data brought me a smile
I hope it brings you one too
The term “Puggle”
is the name for a baby platypus
Feel free to pass it on 
as a smile can be infectious

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Travel Plan Chameleon (Karma Chameleon)

New travel rules are not going away
and right here for now is where I will stay 
I'm just a woman without conviction
I'm just a woman who does not know
How I can take all this contradiction
We come and go, then can’t come and go

Travel plan chameleon, travel plan chameleon
We come and go, then can’t come and go
Travel would be easy if your rules were just a bad dream
Red, amber, green, ...

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Fertile Plant

Look what I found sprouting from my wall
Standing proud despite being quite small 
This plant so fertile 
Raised a cheeky smile 
Sadly it’s bloom will bring it’s downfall 

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Green Eyed Monster

I can’t help feeling cheated
I am green with envy too
Seeing others having fun
When I have nothing to do

Those beautiful photographs
They are everywhere I look
On the news, in the paper
Images shared on Facebook 

Those pretty, perfect pictures
Those scenes broadcast on TV 
They feel like another world
They are alien to me 

This week I have been blessed
With sunny days and skies ...

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One Rabbit Or Two

Is this a photo of two rabbits
one looking west one looking east
looking out for predators
on the hunt for a lunch time feast 
Is this a rabbit with two heads
as seen with your own two eyes
it is said that seeing is believing
and that the camera never lies

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Mr Shouty And Little Miss Pouty

Every morning at 6.30
I switch on my TV
Monday to Wednesday
they are live on GMB

His name is Mr Shouty
he is loud with a lot to say
She is Little Miss Pouty
she is perfect in every way

They make a TV couple
often with different views
Tackling current topics
discussing the daily news

Like a dog with a bone
Mr Shouty can't let things go
Little Miss Pouty sits saintly
under her v...

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Red Robins are like buses
I wait patiently each day
When I least expect them
in pairs they come my way

They come in to my garden
never resting in a good spot
I try to get a great photograph
never getting the perfect shot

I think they come to tease me
flashing their feathered chest
All I want is a snowy photo 
of a Robin and his red breast

Photo credit to Mr Robin Ree as I couldn'...

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Hours Of Fun

The key ingredients

that make up a simple recipe

A sunny winters day

shared with friends and family 


A clear blue sky 

add a little warmth from the sun 

A dusting of snow

the perfect mix for hours of fun

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Donald The President, Trump, Trump, Trump

In the USA
A temporary circus came
A man who wished to rule the world
And Donald was his name
One dark night
He twisted everyone's brain
And he became the president
and the USA never was the same

Donald Trump became the president
And created a White House circus
He ran the show like a trumpety trump
Trump trump trump

Donald the president divided the USA
And abused his twitter acco...

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Remember You're A Human

When the sun doesn't shine and it's cloudy and grey
And it's only the beginning of another lockdown day 
And you've got nothing else to do but wish the day away

Chorus: Remember, remember, remember, remember Remember, remember, remember (member, member, member) 
Remember you're a Human
(Remember you're only Human) 
Remember you're a Human
(Remember you're only Human) 
Remember you're a H...

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New Strain Pain

The new virus strain

Brings us more pain

The advice is plain

Stay on home terrain


We must all refrain

Travels plans abstain

In our own domain 

We should all remain 


Let me explain 

Please use your brain

Common sense retain

Help break the chain


There's a new campaign 

To vaccinate our vein

To immunise and obtain

Our freedom once again

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Boris Buble Says... Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Try with all your might
For this time
Not to stay with others over night

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Only for one day
For this time
We hope coronavirus will stay away

Here we are in these Covid days
More pandemic days in store 
Family and friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us no more

In future years we all will be together

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The Cross Legged Carrot

A cross legged carrot

Desperate for the loo

Brought a smile to me

Hope it brings you one too

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The Vaccine Is Coming (The Christmas Coca Cola Advert)


The vaccine is coming 

The vaccine is coming 

The vaccine is coming

The vaccine is coming 

The vaccine is coming 

The vaccine is coming

Coming for everyone

The virus news is ever changing

We hope to embrace our loved ones near and far

There's a shared celebration among us all

So let's com...

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Vaccination prediction cheers up a nation
A nation waits in anticipation of confirmation
Confirmation is temptation for a celebration
Celebration of a population held in isolation
Isolation stops the circulation around our nation
Nation longs for termination and elimination
Elimination requires introduction of vaccination



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Celebrate Good Times

I am just going to come right out and say it

yes, I have an obsession

Now is the time for me to tell the truth

so here is my written confession


Embarrassingly I admit to stockpiling

yes, I know it is only September

If I don't buy them all as soon as possible

they will all be gone by December


They are four pounds each in Sainsburys

in Asda two for seven pounds


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Three Months Until You Know What!

What is it with all the Christmas talk

do they not know it's still September

I am thinking of starting a campaign

to just keep Christmas in December


The news fast forwards us into Spring 

but there was one other report today

As if the news couldn't get any worse

“it's three months until Christmas day”


The sofa adverts started a month ago

tubs of celebrations ar...

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A Moment On The Lips

Coffee and cake is always a pleasure to share

Raising funds for Macmillan shows that you care

This year gatherings are limited to only six

The reason I came up with an alternative fix

My little poetry book is available here today

Attempting to raise funds in a different way

Eating cake will last for a moment on your lips

Eating cake will sit for a lifetime on your hips


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Hands, Face, Space

Wash, wash, wash your hands

keep them nice and clean

warily, warily, warily, warily

be sure to practice good hygiene


Cover, cover, cover your face

your mask is your screen

cheerily, cheerily, cheerily, cheerily

although your smile can not be seen


Keep, keep, keep your space

two metres is the scheme

merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily

Hands, face, space the...

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Here I Sit

"Here I sit, broken hearted

Paid a penny but only farted"

Have you ever read this little ditty before

It was etched on the back of a toilet door

Vandalism was common way back then

Graffiti often scrawled in marker pen

Alongside a declaration of I ❤️U and

A heart drawn around the initials of two

I woz ere, me4U and 2gether4ever

It was never big, it was never clever

I p...

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The Rule Of Six

In the pandemic tombola

he pulled out a six

Picked the magic number

from his box of tricks


He gambled with lives

rolled a six sided dice

Cards on the table

six of hearts looks nice


It was lucky for Henry

but not for his wives

Ruling only six to mix

will protect all our lives


Keep six feet apart or

end up six feet under

A master plan or


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The Hokey Cokey

You kept your whole self in

You ate out just to help out

In out, in out

Your mind is shaken all about

You do the hokey cokey

And u-turn around

That's what it's all about

Woah it's not a big jokey

Woah the rules get smokey

Woah join in the karaoke

Rules bent

Rules stretched

Ra Ra Ra


Should you keep yourself in

Should you stop going out

In out, in ou...

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Every Cloud

Every cloud has a silver lining

I struggle to find one in these difficult times

The regulations change daily

A challenge to adapt to new rules sometimes


Today I found that silver lining

I conform and wear my mask with grace

Because it hides the horrendous cold sore

That has been blessed upon my face



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Joy Of Painting

Last night we saw a programme, we had never seen before

It is called the Joy of Painting, first broadcast circa 1984


It took us just a few minutes, to realise it wasn't a joke

A blank canvas, some paint and a gentle speaking bloke


He introduced us how to create a painting from the very start

His enthusiastic manner, guiding us through his work of art


Such a simple ...

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The Bees Knees

To keep him safe and sound, all those years I tried

To nurture and protect him, all those times I cried

The cut fingers, burst lips, scabby knees and elbows

Arguing over homework, school day highs and lows


When he was sad and hurting, I would take his pain

When he felt down and low, I would take the strain

The time came for him to fly, it hurt to let him go

To keep my dis...

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The Grass Is Always Greener

The grass is always greener on the other side

The cows stretched and strained, they tried and tried

The leaves off the oak tree make a tasty treat

Despite their best efforts, the cows now accept defeat

The grass is always greener, fresh leaves taste so good

Unsatisfied and grumbling, they return to chew the cud


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