Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Rubbish poem

Crow sat above fields of corn
A black knight of local kin
Surveyed his kingdom all alone
Bereft of crowish, larking din
I sat and watched his bi-valved form

Crow dipped his head to spy a thing
Cornfed cricket, or fieldmouse, husk
Carriage bent with beaded eye
Feathers mussed by a sailing gust
Caught his mizzen masted wing

I smiled to see his Fagin rags
tatty head and spoiler beak
He turned, caught me, laughed aloud
at glasses, lost, and ego piqued
The crowing was a plastic bag


22 comments:

mac said...

Rubbish, indeed.

I like it !

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

*love* this one. Fagin... such a big smile for me, thank you.

Did you show this to Jon?


*HUGS*

Scarlett & Viaggiatore

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Reading the Signs said...

I like!

Gerry said...

You are rubbish, minx.!

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red dirt girl said...

Happy New Year, minxy! May it be the Year of the Mule !
xxx

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B E A U T I F U L !

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clothing said...

It looks like going to be a cold day.Hope everyone keep good mood.
I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in this topic. I am hoping the same best work from you in the future as well.

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Minx said...

Eeeek, I am a shopping mall!!!

laughingwolf said...

very well said, kate :)

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)))((((((
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....U....
.[____].---{MOST AMUSING! I have no doubt Poe himself would've smiled. I wrote a wee rhymne
about havin' set a bird free from some vines.....then.....later the eve.....havin' a chicken dinner as reward for the kind act}

masterymistery said...

Great work. My kind of poetry --- the kind that makes you think, that doesn't take itself as seriously as its readers do, that includes lots of wordplay and mysterious allusions

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