Silly Poem – Simpatico

Disclaimer: The image in this post features a product available on Amazon, for which I am not on commission.   Is to be liked agreeable? Is it not more better to be an aggregate of mismatched pieces, all held together by a skin of difference?   Marmite, liked by some and hated by others, is…

Circle of Change: Haiku

  She says ‘No!’ and it’s unexpected that she should think differently –   it’s not part of the business plan of change – the re- turn to the start box.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019   1: Lack-Lustre Bummer: A Silly Poem Look at Zoos: Book Review Curlicues: A Savvy Poem…

56: The Morning After

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54: One More Day

I’m still here. And, still to come, is one more day of the day job. To make thoughts of tomorrow more palatable, I imagine a look-after-themself-only type being situated on a Subbuteo pitch. A large forefinger and thumb descend from on high. Flick. FliCK. FLICK. FLICK. The ball bounces off the goal post, pinging back…

46: Roman Remains

Disclaimer: This post contains image links to associated products. If you make a purchase, I will receive a commission at no extra cost to yourself.   Saturday. A difficult day for making any progress with my blog. Mountains of crocks from Friday evening to be dealt with first! Where is my friend, Mrs Hinch, when…

36: Love Is

What is love, if not that feeling of elation experienced is one heeds the ‘stop’ sign for a moment (or lots of moments) and notices … … notices, the contrasting colours in the land where we stand?   The flowers in our hedgerows: The leaves at our feet: The homes of our little folks: And…

Vestibule: A Savvy Poem

  Making my entrance, I felt proud. I was in a trance, to be fair – a daydream! A dream in which I felt appreciated, a dream in which the face that looked like mine had a purpose.   When the enchantment ended, I was loud. to be fair, then I was disturbed and –…

Exonerated: A Silly Poem

My ex – who I berated severely (the rat!) – was not, as it turned out, the one, but no, no, I will not say I hate him, as that would be to rate him; but neither is he now, or at any other time – exonerated!   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, June 2019  …

29: A Hat Day

What better thing to do on a windy and woefully wet Saturday, than a spot of hat modelling? One’s cluttered cloakroom shelf makes the ideal backdrop for the shoot! And, yes, I know it’s obvious that I’m doing my best to promote Suffolk Punch Comedy Club gigs, by wearing such a fabulous t-shirt!* But, I…

Happy Birthday: A Silly Poem

  Feeling hapless on his Birthday, he was reluctant to eat the chocolate cakes that,  courtesy of his colleagues, spelt out the Happy occasion. So instead, stalling for time, he sought to create an anagram, to rearrange the inevitable, before it’s consumption. But, Google being unable to deliver, all that he could come up with…