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Silliness & Nonsense Poems

My favourite poets, as a youngster were definitely Lear, Carroll and Spike Milligan.

I loved their ability to talk pure nonsense and actually sound like they were making sense.

I grew and found Monty Python, The League of Gentlemen and lastly, but by no way least, The Mighty Boosh.

I now use ‘nonsense’ to oil my mind cogs before I set the mental bi-cycle on the road to creative town. (or Liesville, depending on your point viewsyness!)

Grab a ‘backy’ and I’ll show you the town…

Does a Magpie Count A Crowd? By C.p.Sinngleton. © 2012 http://wp.me/p27egX-6B

I wrote this during a visit to Flamborough Head. A wonderful place, I advise all to visit. Anywho, I was sitting on the cliff-top when a magpie caught my eye. I saluted and wished him a good day. He bobbed his head in a reply and then looked to count the other tourists…

http://wp.me/p27egX-2a Hey diddle-dum. By C.p,Singleton (c) 2011

A silly play on the ol’ Hey-diddle-diddle. Mines better. hee hee

http://wp.me/p27egX-1B Ching Po and the Lucky Lettuce Pest. By C.p.Singleton (c) 2010This is an example of my stream of consciousness. Any relation to persons living or dead is purely subliminal…

http://wp.me/p27egX-1jQ The Piggies Are Waiting. By C.p.Singleton. (c) 2012

http://wp.me/p27egX-7gA night on Still Island. By Carrot-phwack Singleton (c) 2012

This is inspired by a wonderfully quirky poet, amydot90, and a rhyme off we had.

Discussion

4 thoughts on “Silliness & Nonsense Poems

  1. the links above do not work for me. could be the piggies are hiding somewhere for a slumber.

    Posted by Madeleine | January 21, 2014, 11:12 pm
  2. how odd! Maybe you are right!! sorry. I will rectify.

    Posted by cpsingleton42 | January 21, 2014, 11:16 pm
  3. Silliness & Nonsense Poems this caught my eye and the mention of Spike Milligan – you can see where I’m coming from? I have another poet I advise you to check out if you have not come across him already an Irish poet by the name of Pat Ingolsby you won’t be disappointed – let me know how you get on and thanks for the follow.
    Chris.

    Posted by C.J. Black | April 23, 2014, 9:45 am

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