Headline Rhymes

Headline Rhymes

Graham Verdon
Graham Verdon
1 min read

Ever since the media was triggered by that smirk
I realized my superpower; I can sniff out every jerk

At the playground I saw a 5-year-old smiling on a slide
And I knew in just one instant he is supercilious and snide

This morning I saw a baby boy, smiling, fast asleep
It was obvious by the curl of his lips he’s a bloody creep

My special gift is boundless and it continues to grow
At my daughter’s school just now I spied eight grinning shits in a row

This smiling expecting mother? I have zero doubt
The baby in her belly is a pretentious, imperious lout

Just pout! I want to shout
So he’ll be cool when he comes out

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