Tag Archives: Poem

What? Why? When? Who? Where? Which?

I’m on my way to Wheretown to dine with Mrs. Who. If I’m not there by whentime The guard won’t let me through. There’s going to be a why not — Oh boy I hope I win it — A … Continue reading

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Is That That That That That Correct?

The following verse contains grammatical wordplays on the word “that”: Now, that is a word that may often be joined, For that that may be doubled is clear to the mind; And that that that is right, is as plain … Continue reading

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A Limerick About Writer’s Block

A limerick fan from Australia Regarded his work as a failure: His verses were fine Until the fourth line. — Anon.

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A Poetic Superscription

In 1761, the Post Office in London received the following letter with an interesting superscription: About this time, twelve months ago, I sent a letter to Mr. Crow, — He lived then, when he does still: But leave this with, … Continue reading

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Signs Of The Weather

“On cable TV they have a weather channel — twenty-four hours of weather. We had something like that where I grew up. We called it a window.” — Dan Spencer It is always a good idea to have a way … Continue reading

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A Hidden Message In Shakespeare’s 115th Sonnet

In William Shakespeare’s 115th Sonnet, there is a hidden message which isn’t that obvious at first glance:

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Untitled

I have been wanting to post a post titled “Untitled”. However, I have no idea what to post with that title until I found the following poem by Kenneth Leonhardt: This poem’s title is Untitled – Not because it is … Continue reading

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