Saturday, 20 April 2019

SINGABLE SATIRE: BRENNAN'S TWEET, to a Beatles' Tune

WORDPLAY Post #165 

ORIGINAL SONG:  "Let It Be", The Beatles, 1970.

SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, March 2018.
SONGLINK: See the version designed for ukulele and guitar players on 'SILLY SONGS and SATIREhere
BACKGROUND INFO: At the height of the concern that President Trump might be tempted to stop the Russia-election-interference investigation by firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a tweet by John Brennan on Saturday, March 17, 2018, described in very definite terms the former CIA director's view of the current President.



BRENNAN'S TWEET

(to the tune of "Let It Be"; the Wikipedia article, as given above shows the details of the tweet. )


When we face a federal crisis 
Former CIA boss' words entreat:
Online words of wisdom, Brennan's tweet.
When FBI's scapegoated
And Executive stance won't retreat,
Posted words of wisdom, Brennan's tweet.

Chorus:
Brennan's tweet, Brennan's tweet,
Brennan's tweet, Brennan's tweet,
Broadcast Twitter wisdom, Brennan's tweet.

And "When we know the full extent
Of your corrupt venality",
That's the introduction: Brennan's tweet.
And with the light that probes
Invoke "disgrace" and "demagoguery".
That's the middle section - Brennan's tweet.

Repeat Chorus:

And he concludes Trump's "rightful place" is
"The dustbin of history"
(Soon we hope - tomorrow): Brennan's tweet.
To wake up from this nightmare,
Special Counsel's probe could set us free.
Echo words of wisdom: Brennan's tweet.

Brennan's tweet, Brennan's tweet,
Brennan's tweet, Brennan's tweet,
Pass torch to Robert Mueller: Brennan's tweet.

Monday, 15 April 2019

Unthrottled WORDPLAY Apr '19 #2

WORDPLAY post #164
Weekly postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, limericks, etc. 


SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other spoofs on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post





HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3








Review the entire collection of anagram-town names (based on 
P-A-L-I-N-D-R-O-M-E-S) here.







Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Enthralling WORDPLAY Apr '19 #1

WORDPLAY post #163
Periodic postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, limericks, etc. 


SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other spoofs on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post





HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3









Review the entire collection of anagram-town names (based on 
P-A-L-I-N-D-R-O-M-E-S) here.






Friday, 5 April 2019

UPROOTED VERSE: Limericks about TREES

Sabal Palmettos
Shem Creek Park,
Mt Pleasant S.C.
WORDPLAY post #162

SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, December 2018. Today's verses have been published (a few remain under review) at OEDILF.com
The Omnificent English Dictionary ILimerick Form is an online humor dictionary that has accumulated over 100,000 carefully edited poems (Giorgio is proud to have contributed almost 300). 
WORDPLAY LINK: The current post picks up on themes discussed in the earlier post "Sappy Verse". And, as still more verses about trees continue to be formulated after the present post was completed, you will find those as  a later blogpost, likely available in June 2019.  
SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post
Some of these poems about trees overlap with the theme or singable content of the lyrics blogpost "Delights of the Garden".

By the way, to find more limericks, or any other search target on either of these 2 blogs, use the SEARCH-FUNCTION found at the top of the right-hand margin.





























































Under a Norway maple


EDITORIAL ADDENDUM (July, 2019):

Owing to hordes of avid readers beating down my door, a second intallment has been made available. 
CLUCK HERE to view "More Limericks About Trees"