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Funny story: Man shocked to realise that Ryan Giggs is a better poet than he is

Man shocked to realise that Ryan Giggs is a better poet than he is

Maurice Fitzwiilliams, who has been writing poetry since he was six, and is now 77, is shocked to realise that Ryan Giggs is still a far better poet than he will ever be. A morose Mr Fitzwilliams told us: 'It seems so unfair. Here I was, writing p…

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Funny story: The Envinerating Poetry Of Donald Trump

The Envinerating Poetry Of Donald Trump

Trump Poetry- I must say myself my poetry is fine, in fact is is on the order of divine! It is muchly richer than fine wine, or any diamond that you could mine. So please read these words of mine, savoring each and every line. And when fini…

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Funny story: Gold Rush Poet Robert Service Dedicates New Poem About Anchorage, Alaska

Gold Rush Poet Robert Service Dedicates New Poem About Anchorage, Alaska

Yes, we know that Robert Service, the world famous British bard who wrote lyrically about the lands of the Far North and thereby achieved world-wide fame, was long dead and buried by the time Anchorage, Alaska even became a gleam in the railroad magn…

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Funny story: Rubbish poet writing rubbisn poetry on national poetry day

Rubbish poet writing rubbisn poetry on national poetry day

Rubbish poet Henry Longfellow Wordsworth has spent the day crafting another few lines of tedious annoyance because it is national poetry day. The chap who works in a bank, and wears a cummerbund at the weekends, has been working away at Opus 37 fo…

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Funny story: Woman still hasn't finished her Haiku

Woman still hasn't finished her Haiku

Dorothy Fotherington Smythe from the Estate in Mithering on the Trent has been working on a Haiku for eight months and is yet to finish it. The ancient Japanese writing form is beloved of pretentious 17-year-olds wanting to impress their teachers,…

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Funny story: Dylan Thomas, Welsh great poet, once visited Jaggedone's distorted cerebral cortex, and left a 'pea' of a poem in it!

Dylan Thomas, Welsh great poet, once visited Jaggedone's distorted cerebral cortex, and left a 'pea' of a poem in it!

UFO's, not the type ex-Man United footy player, Chris Smalling, observed landing in his teapot, but in the Mad Hatter's, also frequent the balding head of infamous spoofer, Jaggedone. Mysteries of the poet's minds are sometimes unraveled there, an…

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Funny story: Trump Extinguished Lady Liberty's Torch

Trump Extinguished Lady Liberty's Torch

As the controversy over the Trump administration’s new stringent rules for admission to the U.S. heated up, a top Trump immigration official offered a change to the iconic poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty. The poem is Emma Lazarus’s sonnet...

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Funny story: Yorkshire 'Flu

Yorkshire 'Flu

We're all having a bit of a grim time of it at the moment, but think on! - some folks have a grim time of it all the time! Yes, you might think that things have got a little dark and depressing for you during the current health crisis, but 'dark a...

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Funny story: Nashville Poet Narrowly Escapes Drowning in Stream of Consciousness

Nashville Poet Narrowly Escapes Drowning in Stream of Consciousness

Weary of trite rhymes and predictable turns of phrase, poet Walter O'Malley of Nashville, Tennessee, decided to try his hand at free-form verse, only to narrowly avoid drowning in a stream of consciousness. "I just thought I'd dip my toe in and ge...

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Funny story: Ode To Chutney-on-the-Fritz

Ode To Chutney-on-the-Fritz

There's been some rather negative press recently, surrounding one of TheSpoof.com's most popular locations, the pretty little town of Chutney-on-the-Fritz. Certain things have been said, others have been hinted at, and others remain, as yet, unthoug...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Inspired to Learn Poetry Doesn't Have to Rhyme

Nashville Man Inspired to Learn Poetry Doesn't Have to Rhyme

Although artistically minded, Wesley Biggs of Nashville, Tennessee, had always considered poetry beyond his creative reach – until he learned that it does not necessarily have to rhyme. “I feel like such a doofus,” said Biggs. “All this time I’ve...

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Funny story: The Lighthouse Keeper - A Prose Poem

The Lighthouse Keeper - A Prose Poem

Mr Jones, the Lighthouse Keeper, had an ever increasing collection of masks, finding them on Amazon, going for a song on Ebay, fading celebrities, an Amazonian Warrior, Donald Trump, the colour of desperation, everyday waiting for the knock. The Postman whistling his happy little tune, handing over the packages, waiting for the signatures, the always offered cup of tea, wanting to g...

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Funny story: Good Poet turns up for Poetry open mike night

Good Poet turns up for Poetry open mike night

There was consternation in Chutney on the Fritz when a fairly decent writer, who doesn't bang on about his poetry on social media turned up for the Words Matter poetry night in the King's Bottom on Wednesday night. Deirdre Rhyming Couplet from the...

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Funny story: Deranged

Deranged

This is a poem about going mad. Possibly about having already gone mad. I thought it up whilst on a bus, stuck in traffic in Bangkok. That city may have been a contributory factor in my downward spiral. Life, like the heat, is intense there, and an extended period of intensity can have an extraordinary effect on someone, particularly someone who spends a long time in isolation, away from anyon...

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Funny story: Spoofomaniac

Spoofomaniac

I've always drunk water EVER so cold And have done since I was 15 months old Afore that, kind Sirs, I'm bound to admit I was keen for a suck of me dear old mam's tit And sometimes, still am. Oh, please, Sirs, I beg you! Don't scold me! Don't chide! From your derision, 'tis true, I have nowhere to hide Don't hate me! Don't slate me! It's a lie! I'm not cheap! (Though it's true I once had...

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Funny story: The Writing On The Wall

The Writing On The Wall

I'm the cat amongst your pigeons I'm the writing on your wall I'm the black sheep in your family No, I don't fit in at all I'm the sight that raises eyebrows The cause of nervous coughs The fly in soup and ointment The cap that's never doffe...

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Funny story: Ode to an Ex

Ode to an Ex

Hag, slag, you filthy old bag! Your minge is a sewer, your titties, they sag You can't call me squeamish, but I had to gag When I saw your pug-mug in that tacky slut mag Your 'friends' they all hate you, your pimp is a fag Trundlin' along in h...

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