David Threadgold

Rookie - 0 Points (6.12.51 / England)

.4. A Pig In Muck - Poem by David Threadgold

Up to my knees in the pigsty
Where little pigs learned how to swim
I needed a very large shovel
To dig out the ones who were dim

I found one asleep in the corner
His snout stuck out taking in air
Under the sludge I gave him a nudge
And found not just one but a pair

Both seemed to get rather angry
They’d settled down snug for the night
My nudge caused a nasty reaction
Both charged at me trying to bite

Escaping became quite a problem
My whellies got stuck in the mud
Things all went black when I fell on my back
Where I lay with my pigs in the muck


© 2008 David Threadgold
Rambling Riddles & Rhymes


Comments about .4. A Pig In Muck by David Threadgold

  • (9/30/2008 6:59:00 PM)


    lol... man your amazing, you made my day so much better!
    *Purkey Girl*
    (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (9/7/2008 9:10:00 AM)


    LOL! ! ! Gotta watch out for those piggies! ! ! They can be nasty lil fellows!
    Hugs,
    Dee
    (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm (8/2/2008 1:00:00 PM)


    A well deserved ten for the word pictures and the humour Dave. (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (6/21/2008 10:14:00 AM)


    Bet you came up with a great complexion David, muck is good for the skin, or is it perhaps mud - not sure! ! ! ! ! HA! Great piece of humour, well done indeed.
    Loved it.
    love and hugs Ernestine XXX
    (Report) Reply

  • Marilyn Lott (6/21/2008 5:56:00 AM)


    Oh my goodness, David, so funny! Yucky but funny! A 10!

    Best Wishes,
    Marilyn
    (Report) Reply

Read all 5 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 21, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 14, 2008


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. Television
    Roald Dahl
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
[Report Error]