stabberjocky

(with apologies to Lewis Carroll)


‘Twas Brexit, and the slithy Gove
did frottercrutch in dwarfish glee;
he snicker-snacked the Camerove,
Machiavelliadastardly.

Beware the stabberjock, my son!
The empty eyes, the robo-glint!
who fellobrates the Murdocrone
the Ruperturtle übergimp!

He pallerised the BoJo cloon
they chummed upon their sunderbus
emblazoned it with fibberoons
and bambulluntruthoozled us.

The tousled toddler slaughterchopped,
his destiplans an Eton mess,
the slubbergubby gollumgove
a shadowhand of viciousness.

O gipperchund! And vomberblast!
The skitterchit of slick and sly
the snicker-snack of backstablades
the scrabblage to ruthlerise.

The bubberchut of charismissed
the turdletruck of banalbore
is patterfrondled on the head
a pawn upon a checkerboard.

Beware the stabberjock, my son!
The empty eyes, the robo-glint
who fellobrates the Murdocrone
the Ruperturtle übergimp.

ambitionbetrayalBrexitGoveMachiavellipolitics

◄ In the spirit of Leona...

A Poem In Which The Author Considers The Public Pronouncements Of Theresa May’s Conservative Govt On The Vexed Issue Of Europe From Her Accession In July 2016 Through To October Of The Same Year. ►

Comments

poemagraphic

Fri 30th Nov 2018 14:00

Bloody Brillig Steve

This should be compulsory reading in 'Hansard' archives

Po

Profile image

steve pottinger

Fri 17th Aug 2018 10:41

Thank you, J R. 😃

Profile image

J R Harris

Thu 16th Aug 2018 11:15

This is absolutely wonderful Steve, witty, intelligent, artistic...

Profile image

Philip Stevens

Sun 15th Oct 2017 09:12

Magnifmarvel a rhymescrumptioulus riddle of englush doctored dictonary cribbles....

Profile image

steve pottinger

Fri 22nd Jul 2016 22:12

Thanks, LCP. :-) There's a link to an audio version of the poem in one of my earlier comments. See what you think....

Profile image

steve pottinger

Sat 9th Jul 2016 09:13

Thank you, folks. And thanks, too, to the Swoomptheeng collective in Birmingham, who've done *this* with my words: https://soundcloud.com/user-643244312/stabberjocky-swoomptheeng-mix

Profile image

Phil Kay

Fri 8th Jul 2016 18:41

Brilliant words. So clever and picture perfect.

Profile image

Lynn Dye

Thu 7th Jul 2016 22:39

Oh, brilliant stuff, Steve, and right up my street!

I love all your new words, and the Justice Minister will now forever after be called Slithy Gove!

Profile image

Greg Freeman

Tue 5th Jul 2016 20:46

You have truly found the words to describe this bunch, Steve. Just when you thought the reputation of politicians could not sink any lower. A masterpiece! (Surely some BBC radio satire show should be interested in something like this ...)

Profile image

M.C. Newberry

Mon 4th Jul 2016 17:38

A delightful addition to the realm of nonsense imagery
tantalisingly close to the political reality. Superior stuff
of a most inventive kind. Bravo!

Profile image

Harry O'Neill

Mon 4th Jul 2016 14:00

Steve,
This this is nonesense verse...plus!

I particularly like that `Ruperturtle, stabberjock, and also that fibberoons, babbulluntruthoozled, backstablades` and slithygove`

...and the `Machiavelliadastardly` is an absolute gem!

It is gloriously `applied` nonesense.

This deserves a wider airing.

Blimey! Between John with his music `takes` and this the site is becoming a hot bed of satirists (Not to mention Jonathan Humble with his rhythmic `run ons`)

Profile image

Stu Buck

Mon 4th Jul 2016 10:54

what an inspired and wonderful piece of lunacy. lewis would be proud i am sure.

farage gone now as well i see. at least he left it a couple of weeks i guess...

If you wish to post a comment you must login.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message