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News Worthy

I am the bones of Badilia Jones
I call from the depths of the sea...
I was tossed in the drink
and before I could sink
Jaws came to dinner on me!

I am the head of Georgie McDred
I hang from an old willow tree...
mistook for a crook...
I was swung by a hook
and mistaken for bad company!

I am the entrails of the Mistress O'Grails
I'm buried beneath a fine rose...
tossed in the beds
of Queen Lizzy reds...
to blame for the thorns I impose.

I am the jewels of Sir Reginald Druells...
I once was the bard of a king...
kissed his queen in the dell,
then got tossed down the well...
Now, forever soprano I'll sing.

And if you believe the tales that I weave,
My friend, you are worse for the wear.
I just watched the news
that inspired these ruse,
a broadcast of newsworthy fare!

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bbnix 5 years ago from Southern California

"A poet of newsworthy flair" indeed. You make it sound easy to write the high quality of which you do.

Very nice!!

(darn that great white...)


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No_Clue 5 years ago Author

Will, you are so funny...thanks for the read and awesome words...my brain is scrambled today and this is what comes out...lol I did listen to the news at 6 and well...you see what happened! I hate the news, what was I thinkin??? anyways, until next time!


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attemptedhumour 5 years ago from Australia

Well you are officially some-clue now. Ideas come from many places and other writers, if we can refer to ourselves by that lofty term, appreciate the creativity involved in this beautiful piece of work. It's pretty special. Bravo!


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No_Clue 5 years ago Author

Thank you, attemptedhumour...this was a crazy write, from a crazed mind, but a fun write...


janbee 5 years ago

Very nice piece of work!Up & Awesome !!


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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland

I really enjoyed this poem, gave me a good laugh and certainly cheered up my long and busy day.


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No_Clue 5 years ago Author

star, I am most happy to hear this! I posted this under another title, had second thoughts and unpublished it, but got the business from a friend who had read it. Decided to re-title, amend, and add a verse...now I am glad I did!


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justom 5 years ago from 41042

Hilarious, this is another one that has that rap element. You better be careful P Diddy will be wanting you to write for him :-P Just hilarious!! Peace!! Tom


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No_Clue 5 years ago Author

It is with a huge grin that I type this, thank you! My brain is crazed some nights and this is what pops out! LOL!!


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BeyondMax 4 years ago from Sydney, Australia

LOL that was awesome! I was actually 'singing' the poem in my head, believed every single word LOL That is just clever, my friend! Fascinating =)

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