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Poetry competition for May. Results

After a bit of prodding, we have a decent set of pomes to pontificate over.

Gazoopi: Troubled by rain and whoopee cushions, Nice

Janus: A very clever acrostic rather spoilt by a later mention of morris dancing. Minus 29 points straight away 🙂

Bilby: Some very clever wordplay and an interesting take on Whoopee.

Araminta: Some very eloquent words about writer’s block 🙂

So, with all the entries at a high level, I think the worthy winner is Bilby. Over to you……..

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  1. June 1, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    Well done, Bilby. A worthy winner.

  2. Bilby
    June 1, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    Dear FEEG
    Thank you so much for choosing my pome. I shall ponder on a theme for the June Competition …

    Good to see you, Mr Mackie, and many thanks for your kind words.

  3. June 1, 2014 at 8:16 pm

    I thought Bilby’s pome deserved to win too, FEEG.

    Well done Bilby!

  4. Bilby
    June 1, 2014 at 8:36 pm

    Thank you, Ara. 🙂

  5. June 2, 2014 at 7:40 am

    Laureate material it is! Congrats to judge and winner! 🙂

  6. Bilby
    June 2, 2014 at 10:51 am

    Well, once upon a time, I enjoyed the title of ‘Poet Lorikeet’ …

    Thanks very much, Janus. 🙂

  7. June 3, 2014 at 8:27 am

    So you’re actually Denis Kevans reincarnated, are you, Bilby? 😀

  8. Bilby
    June 3, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    It’s the one that springs to mind, Janus, ‘cos it’s common. A flock of Rainbow Lorikeets were frequent visitors to my garden in Queensland. Sad that such a beautiful species is now classed as an “Unwanted Organism” in NZ.

  9. Bilby
    June 3, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    I very much doubt it, Bearsy. My Lorikeet is more right wing than left, although it has been known to follow its left wing on occasion.

  10. June 3, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    Strange expression, unwanted organism? It be a bird, bain’t it? 🙂

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