Diane Hine

Silver Star - 4,040 Points (25 July 1956)

Lingo Banal - Poem by Diane Hine

Lingo Banal 1

If I didn’t have something to write
I wouldn’t write a poem to say
I don’t have anything to write though
I might write a poem to say that
I wouldn’t write such a poem.

Lingo Banal 2 (an offal dectina refrain)

Love,
I shan’t
Nibble your
Giblets or ears
Of corn. The stringy
Bits get stuck in my teeth.
Ah….coffee would be nice. Sit
Next to me on the chintz settee
And we’ll dine on choc-o-late dipped mints.
Love………I shan’t nibble your giblets or ears.


Comments about Lingo Banal by Diane Hine

  • Rookie Owain Glyn (5/18/2013 1:29:00 PM)

    Clever and witty, but what else have we come to expect? (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 340 Points Captain Cur (5/8/2013 2:27:00 PM)

    So I am climbing up the offal dectina refrain
    with a coffee in my hand and corn stuck in my teeth
    and the last line I say is;
    I wouldn't write such a poem then again
    I might write a poem to say that.
    Loved the word play. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 23,043 Points Valsa George (5/7/2013 10:31:00 PM)

    This is not Lingo Banal, but Lingo Novel! Only you can come up with something so novel all the time! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 347 Points David Wood (5/7/2013 5:17:00 AM)

    A syllable a line that flows, I like it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 347 Points David Wood (5/7/2013 5:16:00 AM)

    A syllable a line. I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,229 Points Thomas A Robinson (5/5/2013 9:13:00 AM)

    Very interesting construction. If you changed the name to, Dingo Banal , Then I
    would have something to bark about. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,553 Points Valerie Dohren (5/5/2013 8:28:00 AM)

    Don't fancy nibbling giblets either, but the choc-o-late dipped mints will do for me - mmmmm nice! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 18, 2013


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