Saturday, August 27, 2016

a small poem ~~ about a Megafauna


Do you believe in dinosaurs?
Did you ever see one alive?
They walked the earth in days of old
Or so they say, they being some

Could be biggest farce ever known
Larger than dreamt by Orson Wells
Seen even one, monsters? Not me
Thousands of years ago, they say

Bones by the gobs dug up they've been
Anthropology, science counts
Counts those bones as bankers their gold
Screwed up all, theoretical

Museums take your dough rob you blind
Ripley's 'Believe it or Not,' not
Children believe, they have not seen 
I don't believe, one I've not seen
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Photo and Poem Copyright 2016, @ Jimmiehov, All Rights Reserved 
(Photo is a 'screen print' copy from Gillena's post with the Toads)

Today I'm linked with Gillena in the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, Fashion me Your Words ~ Megafauna,
Small?  She has requested that we contain ourselves to exactly 100 words.  Mine is exactly, counting the title. 

1.  In terrestrial zoology, megafauna (Ancient Greek mégalo "large" + New Latin fauna "animal") are large or giant animals
2.  My first college alma mater, The University of Nebraska (Go Bid Red!!!), has the nicest museum, called Elephant Hall.  Elephant Hall has many skeletons of the ancient elephants, but also the world's best college collection of the extinct Dinosaur skeletons as well.  Who wouldn't believe after seeing the remnants of these magnificent creatures?

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Her bad day ~~ a Limerick

Her Bad Day

She was all ready for the sack 
Bread, baloney, cheese, what the 'Hack'! 
Green mold, slime, 'Oh Fog'! 
Not fit for the dog 
Her bad day, fridge's out of whack 
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Photo and Poem Copyright 2016, @ Jimmiehov, All Rights Reserved 
This is my entry, I'm linked with Madeline Kane for her Limerick-off Monday contest

Again, I am linked with Marian Kent at the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, Tuesday Platform

- I've entered before but haven't ever won. Maddy and I are also Facebook friends. 
 - I don't cuss but have been knowing most of the cuss words since high school.
 - I misread the directions at first and had the first line using "snack" instead of the required word, "sack".  But too, that sounded better and made more sense, 'She was all ready for her snack."

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