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Old 06-29-2008, 09:06 PM
Roy Corduroy Roy Corduroy is offline
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Default Piece of Chalk

Behold we see the writing there
And some opine it's just Free aire
Inspector said to Click the lens
But Warren ordered We will cleanse

So left we are to ponder such
its meaning as to straws we clutch.
But one thing we can never doubt
That mystery pervades throughout.
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:24 PM
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Indeed, Roy! Alternative ending:

So left we are to ponder such
Its meaning as to straws we clutch.
While some may doubt it very much,
The dratted thing was scrawled by....

But then I ran out of anything for "much" to rhyme with. Bummer.
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:40 PM
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Default The absurdity of the GSG

A Colonel named Trumpington-Bland
Waxed wrothful in Old Samarkand,
The Uzbeks defeated
He, victorious, retreated
Having first written "Nyaah!" in the sand.
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Old 07-01-2008, 05:36 PM
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Barnardo is the man we praise.
He helped so many lives to raise.
And now comes those that might suggest
That killing was what he did best

Do I laugh or do I cry?
Or do I just then close my eye
And think do I, well after all
It's not the first yarn to enthrall

There was Gull and Sickert, too
Poor Clarence dear, he’s in there, poo
And Don’t forget the sweet midwife
They said she wielded quite a knife.

It won’t end folks, least not today
Next thing you’ll hear a person say:
I have the Jack, I know it now!
He ate buffet at Ye’ Olde HofBrau
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Old 07-02-2008, 03:56 PM
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And so, just for jolly,
My aim to blame the juw.
With half her bloody apron
A clue, from you know who.

And so, upon the jamb,
There for all to see.
With half her bloody apron
So you would know it`s me
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Old 07-02-2008, 10:07 PM
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Indeed, Roy! Alternative ending:

So left we are to ponder such
Its meaning as to straws we clutch.
While some may doubt it very much,
The dratted thing was scrawled by....

But then I ran out of anything for "much" to rhyme with. Bummer.
a killer strolling by a hutch
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:50 PM
Roy Corduroy Roy Corduroy is offline
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Default Jack Ramble

Barnett Bury Pizer Ape
Man with Gladstone bag and cape
Koz and Cohen went insane
Jim was cuffed on Cottage Lane

Pimple Blaster Dr. No
Oops it’s Bond we’ll take it slow
Rode a train from Liverpool
Puckeridge was known to drool

Feigenbaum is he a fit
Issenschmidt he had no wit
Cambridge don or Fogelma
Did a butcher break the law

How did he make such escapes
Packer packin more than grapes
Did he shave or grow a beard
William Bull got drunk and weird

Inquiry made at the Hague
Meantime floats the young Montague
Dresden hears from Lowenheim
Oliphant was so sublime

Catch a Slav’ll get er’ done
Pedachencko hey there’s one
Vassili and Ostrog too
Might as well throw in Raspue

Draw a cirque la miscreant
Diagram it to an ant
Sketch a line, connect the dot
Toss a dart see whatcha got

Came from Hull to bed the ward
Stranger crossed to land of Bard
Fred found barber man too late
Why did Hutch wait by the gate

Royals Masons water basins
Stop at fountain stash the arpon
Cutbush Levy Hyam Hyam
Sion Square the coppers spy em’

Grainger Fleming Deeming whaler
Gone to hop so hold the bailer
Was artiste the letter mailer
Uncle Tom the Cobley nailer

Cream said Me I was the one!
This is just plain too much fun
If I missed your favorite son
Have a go at posting one.
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Old 08-20-2008, 10:05 PM
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Great poem, Roy! Especially liked the visual rhyme of "vague" and "Montague".

But... "Raspue"?!!
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Old 08-21-2008, 08:43 AM
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Roy,

I think you captured the abstract history of Ripper suspectology in one poem. Never a need to buy another suspect book. It's all there!

Nice work!

Mike
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Old 09-10-2008, 01:47 AM
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Ole Tom Sadler came ashore
Had a fling with paramour
Threw him in the dock right there
Wapping stories raised some hair

Mrs Maxwell saw a gal
Problem is she's dead by now
Took a room G Wentworth Bell
Alfred Hitchcock told it well
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