Doggerel: Certain People

Trump Has Had a Stroke!

September 2018 – he hasn’t had a stroke yet. Maybe soon! Trump has had a stroke!Filthy hateful bloke.  Our thoughts and prayers  Are with his heirs −We hope that he will croak.

Meghan Markle

The Royals all are glad to welcome  Meghan Markle.You know who will be jealous now?  Koo Stark’ll. December 2017 This doggerel requires that the reader remember Koo Stark, the beautiful actress who was the love of Prince Andrew’s life in the early 1980s, but having learned nothing from the Peter Townsend disaster (see page 294)… Read More »

Earl Butz

My friend Sir X. Y., when working as an agriculture journalist, once interviewed Earl Butz (1909-2008), President Nixon’s Secretary of Agriculture. It was more than 45 years ago, but he never got over it, and Butz lives on in his work like a ghostly presence. Just a few days ago he posted more about Butz… Read More »

Anthony Weiner

Thin, wiry Anthony Weiner was a Congressman from Brooklyn.  In 2011 he got caught sending text images of his penis to a number of women over the Internet, and resigned in disgrace.  Then in 2013 he re-emerged to run for Mayor of New York on the basis that he was a changed man, a reformed… Read More »

Praise Song for President Obama

To the tune of Hail The Victors (University of Michigan Fight Song) To play the music, click here.1 Lyrics copyright © 2009 by Joe Buffalo We love Barack Obama, We love Michelle Obama, We love their daughters too, and We love their dog! Rah! Rah! Rah! Out here in San Francisco We don’t have any… Read More »

Parson Weems

Parson Weems In the books of that fraud, Parson Weems, Nothing is quite what it seems. Georgie cut down the tree And confessed – it was me! He could not tell a lie.  (In your dreams!)   Rev. Edward Lock Weems (1759-1825) was the author (in his Life of Washington (1800)) of the notoriously phony… Read More »

Mitt and Newt

Mitt and Newt Mitt and Newt, Newt and Mitt – Both of them are full of shit. Both of them tell lies so tall We’ll be nauseous by the fall. So fuck them both, and give to me The colored guy from Waikiki.                                                 January 23, 2012   Referring to Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich,… Read More »

Maria von Trapp

I used to go out with Maria von Trapp. She always would sing the most horrible crap. That whole cheerful thing was entirely phony. The hills were alive with the smell of baloney.   Referring of course to Julie Andrews’ portrayal of Trapp in The Sound of Music, with which the hills were said to… Read More »

Ezra Pound

Keats was dead at 25,  Shelley died at 30.Ezra Pound at 82  Was crazy, loud and dirty.