May 2019 Favorite Poem & Poet

Jude Nutter has won the €10,000 Moth Poetry Prize for her poem Dead Drift at a special event at Poetry Ireland in Dublin on May 2, 2019, as part of the Poetry Day Ireland celebrations....
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Robin Hood

Robin Hood is an example of a Bio Poem, which is a poem written about your own life, personality traits, and ambitions. I had fun with this one...
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Nasty Panda

China charges 1 million annually For each panda in our zoos If we won't pay in full Then the pandas we will lose Nasty Panda's the exception No one wants him here or there He was paid 1 million dollars To abscond and disappear! Here comes the Nasty Panda...
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Falling Short

childhood memories daddy says get the lead out-- pencil tip shatters   Copyright © Mark Toney | Year Posted 2019 *** Poetry notes: 04/24/2019 ***...
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The Emperor Has No Prose

An emperor spoke in poetic verse Which lead to fame for him at first But after some time became a curse For the emperor had no prose. Poetic measure determined his fate The body politic could not relate Leaving people in a befuddled state Yes the Emperor had no...
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Green Eggs, Spam & Grits

My tribute poem to Dr. Seuss. Special thanks for this poem's inspiration to Theodor Seuss Geisel, an American children's author, political cartoonist, and animator. ...
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Slogan Shebang

Got a plop in my fizz And a tiger in my tank Impossible is nothing (That's why Titanic sank) Got milk? Just do it. Wash your troubles down the drain Tastes so good Cats ask for it by name Eat fresh. I'm lovin' it. It's finger-lickin' good If you...
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An Inconvenient Mistake of Fact

After all the buzz in 1999 about Al Gore creating the internet, I thought it would be fun to write a limerick about him creating the algorithm too! ...
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