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How to write a nonsense poem

How to write a nonsense poem,
why that is very simple
prep time more cooking time less
just sit under an oak tree which gives five mangoes in a year
ask a wolf squirrel  to fly away to the gibberish land
and bring you some air
get some giberdiber ink from a cactus with marigold flowers from nearby
and you are all set to go
here is one i wrote after i followed every thing i just told
and oh don’t forget to sip on a lovely coffee
made specially from banana leafs
up in the mountains floating in the air
lived the fun loving monkey bears
they talked gibberish and sang nonsense
and used ‘ehoy’ in every sentence
how silly their elephant heads and nose like a pea
braving the thunder but scared of the fleas
up in that mountain lived a rabbit lion too
roared like a mosquito and ran like a dondoo
he ruled the monkey bears for thousand years
and then one day he just disappeared
what a relief ehoy- said one monkey bear
 ehoy he now rules the shark toys of black sea-said another loud and clear
 ehoy ehoy all of you -said the third monkey bear named slime,
let us fold the sea while there is still time
and ehoy let the rabbit lion be prisoner of waves and crave for lime
and so they did
Monkey bears now live on clouds of drun
with all the ehoy and fun
Rabbit lion is still trapped in the waves of black sea
and he is the one making the sea water taste so sweet

About Soma Mukherjee

I often say things that put me in a jam, Jams go well with Buttered Toasts, Toasts are great hosts, Ghosts not so much, Although they can dance, Not all dancers are serial killers, Serial killers do not use Body bags that often, body bags aren't leak proof, Proof is in the Pudding.

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  2. When are you coming back here to entertain us?

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  5. You always keep me smiling and laughing! You always bring a perfect peace that stays along with great joy…thanks Soma!

  6. Are you having a
    fun evening Soma? 🙂 😉

    Androgoth XXx

  7. Quite a kaleidoscope, Soma!

  8. Oh this was fantastic…..and shows how witty you are…and able to come up with random things that don’t match. Really enjoyed…and makes me want to write a nonsense poem. Clever gal….. 🙂

  9. You are A M A Z I N G! Every time I land here I go back with a happy happy feeling, u have the mind of a graphic novelist too! doing such funny illustrations too! prolific, gifted and so much fun you!

  10. Beautiful, nonsensical work!

  11. Yes nonsensical and wicked all in one, just how I like it to be Soma and with an
    added bonus of Vampires and an Alien, well you have definitely found your niche 🙂

    I really like this one Soma 🙂 🙂

    Androgoth XXx

  12. I am so glad I got here today and not yesterday, today I needed a smile. This gave me a grin.

  13. Was to write a poem today
    whilst in July’s blazing sun.
    Drip, whew, sigh, drip.
    Forget it. This poem’s done.

  14. I ain’t laughing at this ‘Ehoy’ share, Soma! 😀 😀
    You are a truly blessed wise lady.\m/\m/


  15. Ah, Soma! I worried that you were in the dark! This is just too sweet! Nonsense rhymes are my favorites. And, you’re so good with them too. 🙂

    • thanks a ton George
      entire northern grid tripped luckily we have 24/7 power back up

      • Thank goodness. I heard a lot of discussion on TV about how the US is poised for the same thing. Our electric grids are old and susceptible too. We had a blackout in the northeast a few years ago too. Glad you’re back in the light and air conditioning! 🙂

  16. That was a bunch of nonsense! And fun!
    Wallace Tripp wrote similar things.

  17. Such sheer FUN is your nonsense versifying, dear Soma!

  18. That was so much fun, Soma! You made my day, my friend!…thank you for that too!
    Love it! 🙂

  19. Ayyo! Brillianto … nonsense as nonsense should be! 😀

  20. Oh, Soma, this was so much fun for my Monday morning and I have to agree with everyone else, brilliant! Wonderful ideas and imagery! Love and hugs to you! xoxo

    p.s. I love your new header! 🙂

    • Thank you so much Lauren..thats the beauty of having lovely friends they support you even when they know it you are a nut…thanks for sending hugs to this nut 🙂

      lol the header..i loved those fun skeletons

  21. Nice post, Soma.
    Very rich imagery. Loved going through it.
    And the cartoon, too.

  22. Incredibly gifted you are Soma…loved it 🙂 You must have the best and most clever sense of humor 🙂 ~RL

  23. I like Chips Ehoy!! hehe

  24. Brilliant Soma! Such fun.

  25. You are so much fun to read! Thanks for the morning wake-up.

  26. Loved the world you have created here. I was just imagining/visualizing all those images in mind and thought, ‘Yeah! It’s brilliant… If I could make it a film, It’d be fun.
    Nice post.

  27. Nonsensically brilliant …. and cheers to your talent.

  28. O Soma, what a brilliant cartoon. I’m going to take your advice to write poem like this, but coffee with banana leafs, where I’m going to get that? Thanks for letting out the secret of sea

  29. Now I’ll say something which isn’t nonsense – brilliant post, love the way you use words… 😉


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