Recently retired electronics engineer and civil servant. I have no performance or publishing history, at least on the poetry side. I started writing 'nonsense' rhymes for my kids to help their maths and science quite a few years ago, and that has now degenerated into low-quality doggerel. I am trying to get serious, though!
If If you call your rottweiler ‘Priscilla’, does he lose all his killa instinct? No - he goes barmy and bites off your arm - he doesn’t act quite like you thinked. ---- NOT GUILTY Feeling guilty, I recently inquired Is it absolutely required Now I'm retired To feel all inspired, (Old ambitions re-fired) Get my brain stem re-wired, And, new energy acquired To be universally admired, And go out and do really useful stuff? Or Can I just say As things have transpired The years have conspired - Fame no longer desired This dude's too tired so Bollocks and Sod It? Yep. Sure can. Just did!
All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.
Wot I did at Night School (15/03/2012)
Writer's Block (02/09/2011)
Back home (29/07/2011)
Memorial for EAW (23/07/2011)
Eye of the Beholder (21/07/2011)
I close my eyes (19/07/2011)
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