Vanessa Hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,046 Points (28/8/62 / Birmingham)

I Wanna Do Posh! - Poem by Vanessa Hughes

I want to wear twin-sets
With pearls and beige slacks
I want to do lunch
At a place named 'Chez Jaques'

I want to talk with
A plum in my mouth
And have a large property
By the sea, down South

I want to have servants
And a lady-in-waiting
To get me dressed up
For all my posh dating

I want to date ladies
in large-brimmed hats
Who only eat lean
Never touching the fats

I want to drink tonic
With a small splash of gin
With ice and a lemon
Stuck onto the rim

I want to meet ladies
That fully-groom
And instead of the toilet
Use the powder-room

And all this
I'd like to do today
Then go back
To my slovenly way!

Comments about I Wanna Do Posh! by Vanessa Hughes

  • Bri Edwards (2/12/2014 3:54:00 PM)

    couldn't one be slovenly-posh? maybe not. i pretty much stick (no pun intended..........originally) to slovenly. nice rhyming! thanks for sharing. :) bri (Report) Reply

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  • John Brown (10/5/2013 10:14:00 AM)

    Good poem Vanessa, with a great ending. (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (6/10/2013 3:57:00 PM)

    I do like the way you handled the concept right to the last line. Read mine - SUFFICIENCY -
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  • (1/14/2013 12:49:00 PM)

    so where can we meet ;) heh heh great poem, had me laughing :))) Ruth (Report) Reply

  • John Brown (11/10/2012 7:03:00 AM)

    A funny poem Vanessa - my kinda stuff. (Report) Reply

  • (3/1/2012 10:18:00 PM)

    Just read this again. Still great. (Report) Reply

  • (3/1/2012 6:03:00 PM)

    You need to play lotto and possibly win, then chew on that plum and sip on that gin, date those fine ladies whom may too have been re'nvented and your place in that world would be cemented. Beware, 'cause all of these changes will but veneer that which you are, when you can have them now as yourself although the dream seems so far. To accept and be ones true self is never bizarre, but the notion of moving down south maybe taking things just a bit too far. Especially when slovenly rhymes so close with southernly – it’s a sign. A terrific and delightful poem. (Report) Reply

  • (11/28/2011 1:35:00 PM)

    Absolutely delightful. (Report) Reply

  • (10/28/2011 2:27:00 AM)

    Haha, are you sure you would want to go back to your sloven ways? (Report) Reply

  • (8/22/2011 8:33:00 AM)

    yeah..might get boring after a while..need a bit of ummph to keep u alive! Great poem! SG xo (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (8/2/2011 3:48:00 PM)

    Loved the trick conclusion, well done. Thanks for the comments.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 7, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, May 9, 2011

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