Monday, 2 January 2012

Magpie 98
















Cried Holmes, "that picture's upside down!
If you could turn it right around
You'd find, on very close inspection,
The real landscape's the reflection!"

Said Watson, "Now you've spoilt it! You
Did just the same at London Zoo.
You said that snake was just an eel
And that the panda wasn't real.

Next time, I'm leaving you at home.
I'm going to the Tate alone."


(Thanks to Magpie Tales for the picture)

24 comments:

  1. original, love this, had to look at it upside down for a moment, as did all my children, very fun Magpie

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  2. clever you! Fun read! I too had to turn it upside down for a look

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  3. I love it!!! Fun, light and inspired! Like a delicious pastry!

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  4. Very good. Bet Holmes would be an annoying companion if you intended to be mystified (which is how I feel in The Tate)

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  5. love the last two lines, well done.

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  6. Elementary, my dear Frances. And I mean that in the nicest way. {-)

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  7. BRILLIANT!

    I want to hear MORE! :)

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  8. had fun reading this... love it!

    JJRod'z

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  9. There won't be many this week as funny as this. I'd love to know how Holmes diagnosed the ruined shed.

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  10. How original - and great fun! Love the photo.

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  11. You've struck gold again, Frances. Witty and fun; very clever. LOVE it!

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  12. Yes, me too, went upside down. Very clever Frances. Loved it.

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  13. Would you like to pop over to Olivia's blog to see my ode to a Kindle?

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  14. haha...fun take with holmes...i imagine he ruined many a party pointing out the differences...smiles.

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  15. OH... how I enjoy everything you write!

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  16. yep, i turned it upside down too!!!..you made the words into an action...very clever!! x

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  17. So very good, Frances No wonder you're a writer!

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