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Oxford Comma

The mint is rousing incandescent ire

to prompt a famous writer’s Twitter shout,

with grammar nazis fuelling the fire,

because an Oxford comma’s been left out.

 

They’ve struck a coin to honour Brexit day

and that’s what all the brouhaha’s about;

‘cause many of these angry people say

the Oxford comma shouldn’t be left out.

 

There’s just as many say there is no need,

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January

January is a bummer,

New Year’s done and no more Chrimbo;

still a long time until summer,

leaves us floating here in limbo.

 

Weather’s awful, really draining,

fog and drizzle never stopping;

had my fill of entertaining,

can’t afford to go out shopping.

 

TV isn’t what it could be;

all the movies dull and boring.

Even action thrillers leave me

lying on the so...

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Accusation

A thousand native species dead

beneath the skies of flickering red;

their tears of anger and frustration

flood over us in accusation.

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