Posted in Funny Poem a Day

Funny Poem a Day – Hence the Stare, by Trevor Millum

 

After John Rice’s funny poem was posted, poet Trevor Millum wrote this and sent it to me, about Lola and Milla on the stairs. It made me laugh, so here it is! You’ll have to read John’s post below to see about Lola and Milla’s relationship. (Milla was equally jealous of Lola getting any attention!)

 

Hence the Stare

 

I give you a stare

from the stairs, cos

don’t think that I’m unaware

that this mog has to share

your affection.  Beware!

For under this hair

is a sensitive heart which

Just doesn’t care at all

about being fair.

Hence the stare.

 

© Trevor Millum

 

Joke:

 

Why wouldn’t the shrimp share his treasure?

¡ɥsıɟןןǝɥs ǝןʇʇıן ɐ sɐʍ ǝɥ ǝsnɐɔǝq

Posted in Funny Poem a Day

Funny Poem: Spring in the Farm Yard, by Trevor Millum

I don’t have any photos of Lola in a farmyard, but I do have one of her with a spring in her step, during spring, taking my daughter rather by surprise with her speed when she was a puppy. She is still extraordinarily fast, can jump very high and dodge anything!

Today’s poem is by Trevor Millum, thank you Trevor!

Spring in the Yarm Fard

The mat keowed

The mow cooed

The bog darked

The kigeon pooed

 

The squicken chalked

The surds bang

The kwuk dacked

The burch rells chang

 

And then, after all the dacking and the changing

The chalking and the banging

The darking and the pooing

The keowing and the kooing

There was a mewtiful beaumont

Of queace and pie-ate.

 

© Trevor Millum

 

Here are Trevor’s pets  – called Stega, Stegee, Stego, Stegu and Simon.

 

 

How many eyes does Tyrannosaurus Rex have?

None! (only two ‘a’s, one ‘o’, two ‘u’s, and an ‘e’).

Posted in National Poetry Day 2019

National Poetry Week Lie Poem from Trevor Millum

Trevor is a writer and performer of short stories and poems for children and has published lots of other stuff too. His poems are widely published and anthologised. He is also an experienced workshop leader and is well known for his work on creativity and developing the use of ICT in English.  His website is here.

Lies

A lie
set free
like a fly
where will it settle
where will it go
will it mate
and reproduce
produce maggots
of untruth?

A promise made
Emerging like a butterfly
From its cocoon
Tests it wings
Takes flight
Settles… moves on…
Can it be trusted?

A reminder…
A buzzing fly
banging at the window pane
of your mind
flies off around the room
out of sight, out of mind
And returns
bangs against the pane again

An excuse..
Wriggling
Avoiding the light
A worm
Wanting the haven of deep dark soil
Away from the pecking beaks
Of close questioning

 

© Trevor Millum

Thank you very much for this great lie poem, Trevor!

Posted in A to Z Blog Challenge 2018

M is for Children’s Poet and Educator Trevor Millum, #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

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Trevor Millum

Trevor is a writer and performer of short stories and poems for children and has published lots of other stuff too. His poems are widely published and anthologised. He is also an experienced workshop leader and is well known for his work on creativity and developing the use of ICT in English.  His website is here.
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Here’s ‘Sunday in the Yarm Fard’ from his book,  A Stegosaurus is for Life and other Animal Poems, illustrated by Elaine Hill.
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Spring in the Yarm Fard

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The mat keowed

The mow cooed

The bog darked

The kigeon pooed

 

The squicken chalked

The surds bang

The kwuk dacked

The burch rells chang

 

And then, after all the dacking and the changing

The chalking and the banging

The darking and the pooing

The keowing and the kooing

There was a mewtiful beaumont

Of queace and pie-ate.

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© Trevor Millum

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