Sunday, 26 August 2012

Magpie 132


ROOM TO LET
She said, "this will do,
And it's got a nice view.
But it's big, and, well, bijou it ain't."
He corrected her grammar
And said (with his stammer),
"It just needs some p-p-p-paint."



(The best I could do after a week of visitors. Thanks once again to Tess at Magpie Tales for the picture.)

29 comments:

  1. Funny! You are such a clever grammarian.

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  2. Fine writing, with a nice rhythmic beat.

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  3. If she doesn't want to rent the room, I will!! It's so lovely!! The funniest line is the painting needing some paint. You are so clever, Frances. Thank you once again for this Sunday joy!! =D

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    1. You're very kind, Linda. Not one of my best, I'm afraid!

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  4. very fun read- and yes! Paint is a miracle worker!

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    1. Paint is great, Katherine, but I always manage to paint myself as well...

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    2. Sorry about the change of name, Kathe. It was the spell check's idea!

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  5. LOL Enjoyed it tremendously!

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  6. I like it! Cool, concise, nutshell.

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  7. You are so clever. Your Magpies are always delightful.

    =)

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  8. Lovely fun stuff Frances.

    Anna :o]

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  9. Thanks for making me smile Frances! :-)

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