Category Archives: Humorous Poetry

In the Doggerel House 7

Some verses about giving and gifts for the holiday season: Strongman Donald has quite a gift: At the circus he gives six girls a lift; He’s never late for a show, that Don, He’s always there with belles on. I … Continue reading

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In the Doggerel House 6

Here are some verses on the writing life in the wake of the lukewarm reception to the publication of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman. Publishers send out books with great haste And for two copies of reviews they yearn; If the … Continue reading

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In the Doggerel House 5

This time verses suitable for Halloween are offered along with a few quatrains about authors and the writing life.  Poets like to walk in old graveyards   And I, too, march to that chorus; But I’ll give up that habit forever … Continue reading

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In the Doggerel House 4

Some more verses about authors and the sporting life with additional quatrains about love in observance of Valentine’s Day this month: Frost thought the free type of verse Was like playing tennis without a net; I think I can be … Continue reading

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In the Doggerel House 3

Some more verses on the writing and sporting life: There are guides to Joyce all over, They explain every name and cuss; I wish there was some such book To explain Pee-Wee Herman to us. ———————————————— A mender of posts … Continue reading

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In the Doggerel House 2

Some apposite verses now that spring is in the air and sports very much on the airwaves: Frost wrote in Sports Illustrated that corruption Should not rob college sports of its special gloss; He would be turning over in his grave if … Continue reading

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