A Cricket Casualty Poem by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

A Cricket Casualty

Rating: 3.1

My dear, I'm awful shorry
'Bout gettin' home sho late.
I orra been in hoursh ago;
But you know how I hate
To biss a crit of micket
(Shuse me) I mean to say,
To criss a mit of bicket
Cricket! Ash right. Hooray!

In-toshicated? Nonshense!
Just need a lirrle rest.
I shush been round to Johnson's place
Lish'nin' to the Test.
Great game! It's nervish teshion
Has made me feel like thish.
You know how I like cricket
I wouldn't bit a mish.

Hooray for Misher Bra'man!
Anurraa fourer hit!
Hoo - what? Don't be inshultin'!
I'm norra leash bit lit!
Not even s'ightly shrozzled.
Jush had a lirrle spot
Each time they hirra fourer
Mean to call tharra - lot?

My dear, don't get - hic - cited,
I wouldn't hissa mit.
Three sheers for good old Washaname!
Anurra boun'ry hit! ...
Hic! Struse me, love. Per-haps you're right,
I berra gessum rest.
Jush beein - Hum! You know, Jolson's place
Lish'nin' to - the Test.

Practicing Poetess 18 December 2018

Hilarious! (And we know that he wasn't able to fool the readers, or his wife, even one mit- - Er, one BIT! : -)

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Susan Williams 06 April 2018

Amusing verse- - but aren't there better poems to post on PoemHunter?

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Kumarmani Mahakul 18 December 2018

This is a beautiful poem on Cricket having haunting expression and nice collocation. It provides humor in some extent.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 18 December 2018

Such a humorous poem👍👍

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Nicely, humorously written

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Khairul Ahsan 18 December 2018

Sorry, couldn't enjoy the fun.

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Edward Kofi Louis 18 December 2018

'Per-haps you're right'! ! Thanks for sharing.

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Leloudia Migdali 18 December 2018

So amusing and so nicely written!

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Tamara Beryl Latham 18 December 2018

Comical and well-written. I thoroughly enjoyed the poem due to the imagery you've incorporated throughout the lines. Thanks for posting. : -)

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M Asim Nehal 18 December 2018

Nicely written poem. Love it.

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