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Pot-holes

I was rather remiss in not posting my most recent poetic submission to be read out on BBC Radio Bristol's Saturday show. For the April 1 show the presenter invited verses on the theme of Potholes, so my longer-than-usual effort below was submitted, and duly read out:


"Can I go pot-holing please?" my wife raved.

She nagged me so much that I finally caved.

But underground caverns were not what she meant.

As she grabbed the car keys with eager intent.

I nervously sat in the passenger seat,

As she drove erratically down our old street.

"There's so many pot-holes, I just cannot miss."

She said, as the tyre blew, bum-da-bum, tsssssssss.

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