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Poem Details | by Izzy Gumbo |
Categories: adventure, fantasy, friendship, funny, history, mystery


I have a wandering mind
my lines as I draw them
over the grid as I steer them
through intersections
I veer them
perspectives I see
when I peer them...
detecting truth
in the dots as I hear them

A gentle Awe
the sound of pause
soft sings from my pen
when the lines are drawn
and my mind goes wandering...

About U
My artful perception.

56 signed.The Declaration...

Poem Details | by Carol Sunshine Brown |
Categories: family, funny, history, life,

The Brown Tree

All the nuts fell to the ground
The sane ones on branches hang
Long line from many countries
My family tree

Poem Details | by Timothy Hicks |
Categories: funny, history,

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was known for many a-things
Longing for reality to spring from his dreams
On a wild stormy night made a discovery
A dastardly magic called electricity!

However I would bet highly you didn't know
Of Benji's hauntingly beautiful crystal show
Victorian lasses died and went to heaven
The glass armonica swooned even his brethren

Benjamin Franklin was certainly a legend
To live without his gifts is hard to imagine
I see him now and then if I'm super lucky
His noble face glued to artificial money

Poem Details | by cheryl hoffman |
Categories: history, humor, science,

Thomas Edison

Tom sat there eating the last of his bread,
wondering if the next day he'd get fed,
felt like a dumb cluck,
down on his luck,
till a light went off the top of his head. 


Poem Details | by William Robinson |
Categories: funny, history, on writing and words,


Young Shakespeare didst say to his tutor,
"Methinks I wouldst be much astuter,
And per chance, I wouldst say,
Mightest write a screen play,
If some fool wouldst invent the computer."

Poem Details | by Mark Toney |
Categories: conflict, french, history, humorous, mystery, poetry, world,

Waterloo Clerihew 23-Skidoo

Waterloo Clerihew 23-Skidoo

Napoleon Bonaparte
1769 Corsica is where he got his start
One of the greatest commanders in history
His manner of death a 200-year-old mystery

Napoleon played it close to the vest
With his armies he was always the best
But 'twas nothing he could do
When he met his Waterloo
Lived his last few years under house arrest

Napoleon drank the water and headed for the loo
He did nothing different than you or I could ever do
Be kind to your skin and protect your bone-a-parts
Remember that's where good hygiene starts!

Poem Details | by arthur vaso |
Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, art, happy, history, humorous,

A Life of Commentary


Poem Details | by PAT Adams |
Categories: flying, history, humor, silly, word play,

Making Airplanes

Making airplanes is Wichita's main thing
The worlds air capital, said Bing news last spring
Cessna, and Lear jet
Are great you can bet,
But there was a story about Boeing on Bing!

Poem Details | by Kim Rodrigues |
Categories: history, humor,


   i’ve been shot.
this is hysterical.
i mean historical.
        this is good
           no, better.
the softest tip, not even
a black and blue pinch.
          no, but yes
amazing grace in a tube;
i’ve trusted a God that is good
     up to this point,
           forever still —
                    not ill.
should i bend over for the second installment?
               now that
   historical too.
perhaps for this i’d keep my mask on
             my face —
red underneath.


Poem Details | by Michael Ward |
Categories: fun, funny, hilarious, history, humor, nonsense, simile,

Silly thoughts

Poem Details | by John Trusty |
Categories: funny, history,


A czarina whose needs couldn’t wait.
Rumored to have a private stable,
with horses….if her Cossacks weren’t able.

For the clerihew 2 contest

Poem Details | by Carol Sunshine Brown |
Categories: funny, history, uplifting,

Flag Maker Betsy Ross

It is said the first flag maker was Ms. Betsy Ross
Was also said she could do well with some dental floss
As one can imagine twas because she ran out of thread
She forgot to order it because she didn't take her meds

Battle Of The Clerihew---Contest Of P.D.
Written By: Carol Brown
6th Place Winner

Poem Details | by Dan Keir |
Categories: adventure, courage, freedom, funny, hate, history, home, hope, humorous, journey, life, lonely, lost, patriotic, peace, people, places, political, space, travel, visionary,


One more alien... an extra terrestrial. Bloody foreigners.

Poem Details | by Dan Keir |
Categories: allah, angel, angst, confusion, dream, education, faith, freedom, god, happiness, health, heaven, history, holocaust, hope, humorous, imagination, inspirational, introspection, jesus, journey, life, lonely, loss, lost, lost love, miracle, nature, on writing and words, pain, peace, people, philosophy, political, prayer, recovery from..., religious, sad, spiritual, stress, success, sympathy, teacher, time, write,

Haikus About God: III

Beauty of nature
Why condense it down to God?
Isn’t life enough?

Poem Details | by Keith Trestrail |
Categories: funny, history, military,


   Soldiers rode to Little Big Horn en masse
   and fought at The Battle of Greasy Grass.
      But it was Custer who fell
      and Crazy Horse they tell
   was from that day on known as Kicking A$$!

                     May 2015

Note: The plains Indians call Custer’s last 
         stand The Battle of Greasy Grass.

Poem Details | by Katherine Stella |
Categories: adventure, funny, history, imagination, passion, halloween,

Na Na Na Na Na Na Batman { Cinquain }

                                              Cape crusader
                                         Batcave Batmobile Pole
                                  Zapping Banging Powing Action

Happy Halloween All
Boooooooo       LOL

         Tribute To
Batman And  Robin
  Adam West  Burt Ward

Poem Details | by Kim Merryman |
Categories: funny, history,

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar,
Had a few seizures.
Great leader of the Roman Empire,
On the Ides of March he expired.


Poem Details | by Jimmi Canada |
Categories: graduation, growing up, heart, history, humor, marriage, mentor, mirror, muse, myth, spiritual, spoken word, thank you,


A bulging extremity,

a feminist integrity,

a swaggering centipede,

the cops arresting me,

my dick the right size,

the bang coming out of your eye's,

the sensitivity upon demise,

the dew and dripping from the sky's,

the eagerness of eloping,

the magnitude of doping,

the honesty of groping,

scattering scorpions glowing and scoping.

Poem Details | by Robert L. Hinshaw |
Categories: history, humorous,

The Day The Granny Smith Apple Fell

When the apple dropped on Sir Newton's bean,

   He cursed naughty words making quite a scene!

      He was somewhat placated,

         When to him 'twas related,

            He'd found gravity, wholly unforeseen!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
(c) 2015 All Rights Reserved

Poem Details | by Dan Keir |
Categories: allah, angel, angst, courage, dream, education, faith, fantasy, fear, funny, god, heaven, history, hope, humorous, imagination, inspirational, introspection, jesus, journey, life, lonely, loss, lost, lost love, love, miracle, mystery, nostalgia, on work and working, parody, passion, peace, people, philosophy, political, prayer, recovery from..., religion, religious, spiritual, stress, success, sympathy, teacher, time, write,

Haikus About God: V

Omniscient guy
Yet he lets bad things happen
How can he exist?

Poem Details | by Joseph Spence Sr |
Categories: funny, history, imagination, nature, people, places, romanceeve,

Adam & Eve Inventory Accountants

Adam was an 
acceptable accountant
And Eve a bubblingly 
bright bookkeeper;
Adam loved the 
First-In, First-Out
Accounting (FIFO) system, 
While Eve preferred 
The Last-In, First-Out
Inventory (LIFO) system;  
Together they testified that
Inventoried sweet fruit 
should neither 
Sits and spoil 
nor go to the 
Garden wastebasket 

Poem Details | by Reta Pruitt |
Categories: history, humor,

Wake Up And Smell The Tea

(This poem is a lightly satirical look back in history at what 
  was known as the Boston Tea Party)

Something's brewing on the Dartmouth
"Are those Mohawks that we see."
No, but over-taxed colonists crying
"Wake up and smell the tea."

England taxed her colonies monies
Which they could ill-afford
So they had a 'tea off' party
Dumping tea bags overboard.

England did not heed that warning
Her far away nostrils could not smell
How the tea did brew and simmer 
On Boston's waters as they swelled.

Swelling high on tides of freedom
That only fate could see
But too late for dear old England
To wake up and smell the tea.

August 21, 2016

Poem Details | by Robert L. Hinshaw |
Categories: history, humorous, war,

How General Grant Won The Civil War

He could fight and win battles, could this General Ulysses Grant!

   Other of Lincoln's generals were continually sayin', "I can't!"

Though 'twas well-known that General Grant relished his schnapps,

   Even soused he could concoct solid battle plans by studyin' his maps.

Becomin' frustrated with his other generals and their lack of action,

   Abe suggested to an aide that if it would help them get some traction,

He'd like to know what Ulysses drank and where he got the stuff,

   So he could send a barrel to every general to get him off his duff!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
(c) All Rights Reserved

Poem Details | by Barbara Gorelick |
Categories: environment, history, humor,

Johnny Appleseed

Our old friend Johnny Appleseed
Was a bit of a kook all agreed
Always wore a tin pot on his head
Kept himself dry and also well fed

Johnny Appleseed was really John Chapman...he became the stuff of legends after his death. 
He wandered the northeast planting appleseeds. The apples were used for apple cider or "spirits",
not for eating. 

Poem Details | by Viv Wigley |
Categories: history, humor,

Sir Francis Drake

Playing bowls, Sir Francis Drake
on Plymouth Hoe did ages take
for the game proved that much harder
than beating the Armada

For  competition 'Cleri-who?' ,sponsored by Kim Merriman