I went as Boadicea, not having been before.
In party hats the hopefuls came
(and most - like me - in fancy dress),
all bearing plans they hoped would claim
the world for sense and hope again
and somehow save it from the mess
that's dumped it on the floor.
For good or ill, for right or wrong,
a polar bear had brought along
a high-tech hot air cooler.
From Lion King, a mini thing:
a plastic bendy ruler --
a universal proxy-King.
Three owls wore hats -
and two had spats -
with mottoes penned in inks
(that many thought were drivel):
viz: see no evil; hear no evil;
evil is as evil thinks.
The first had messages in mind
that get too mixed, as M.Ps. find:
When spin has spun beyond controls,
said he, and digging's dug too many holes,
this Sat-Nav could reset their goals.
The next, with gismo, super-fixed
a broken promise - seamlessly.
The third - grotesquely -
brought to bear
spurred a baboon
to promise soon
a dirty-tricks hard water washer.
A long-eared bat
was topping that,
with smart-arse fast detosher.
Then from a tiger's sabre tooth
to swell the nation's stock of truth
there came a touch of righteous wit -
a moral spunk resuscer kit.
This year, a lowly lambkin said,
has been a perfect shocker.
Here's my device - a yah-boo-to-your-party blocker.
An ostrich came, who lacking guts,
had brought no plans because of cuts.
To all of you: the very best of all Good new Years.
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Some poem, some party. Very clever for sure! Happy 2011.
what a delight. what a party. happy new year to you!!!
Clever and wonderful. You can evoke an image and still get a point across and have some fun.
Have a great 2011!
Beautiful rhythm and image presentation. Loved reading this so much I had to go back for thirds.
Great poem. I too want to join the party!
Glad to have found your site.
Best wishes in the New Year
I enjoyed your party. HNY2U2!
Party on! Happy New Year :)
Wishing YOU Aloha from Hawaii, Dave
Quite the New Year Zoo you have going on there. Happy New Year to YOU!
"An ostrich came, who lacking guts,
had brought no plans because of cuts"
wahahahahahahah ! Love that part !
2010 ended well as I found your blog
haiku rules !
Love the form but the wit takes first in my mind
You sound ready for 2011
Pen in hand
Happy New Year
A wonderfully surreal knees-up, effortlessly rendered in rhyme. Great stuff, Dave.
Thanks. Hope the partying lasts for you and yours.
Thanks - and a great 2011 for you and yours.
Fun was the operative word on this occasion. Have a great year.
The Walking Man
Thanks. Very encouraging. May 2011 be good to you and yours.
Hi and a very warm welcome to you. Thanks for the comment.
Have a wonderful year.
As always, lovely to hear from you.
Happy new year to you and yours.
Thanks. Great to have you aboard.A good new year to you and yours.
Much thanks and much happiness to you and yours.
Trying to ape my nearer cousins. Hope 2011 is a great year for you and yours.
B y the same token it ended well for me, too!
Happy New Year to you and yours.
Yup, I reckon I'm ready for the new year - just hope it's ready for me - and for you and yours in the kindest of all possible ways. Thanks for visiting. Great to have you aboard.
Thanks Dick. Encouraging a salways. A great good year to you and yours!
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