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Daiku · 3d ago

Artistic Differences

Richard BurtonWas notably curt onWhether Philip of Macedon's fateWas to be upstaged by his Alexander the Ingrate.Credit: United Artists
Daiku · 1W ago

Barren Yarns

Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, Freiherr von Münchhausen,Gehört einer Kette Brünchhausen.Zwar war das Deutsch hoch, doch,Aber gerochen haben die Fische ziemlich höher noch.G.Bruckneror do you pre...
Daiku · 2W ago

The Longest Fifty Days

Lightness of BeingReward for reaching the endOf costly campaign
Daiku · 2W ago

A Soldier's Farewell

Captain George MainwaringWould quietly have turned to gin,Or meth,If Adolph had left him alone with Elizabeth.© BBC, 1972
Daiku · 3W ago

Zum Stern

"München? Wo genau?"Armer Kerl: "Fürstenfeldbruck""Ah, 'Fahrer fährt blöd!'"credit
Daiku · 3W ago

Doctor, No?

Roger Moore,The Beeb claimed, felt it a boreTo attempt the Bond sex scenes aged 58.Roger No More was to be his fate.RIP, Sir Roger
Daiku · 1M ago

Protective Hands

What is the tally?How many have named daughtersProudly Remona?
Daiku · 1M ago

The Ingenious Mechanick

John Joseph Merlin,With figurative moustachios atwirlingAnd mechanical gaming machinations,Aroused in Georgians disturbing sensations.Gainsborough, 1792
Daiku · 1M ago

Rhyme Suspect

Lynda la PlanteNever mentioned the interview room's elephant,Or indeed fashion, politics or sect,To her prime Alchetron
Daiku · 1M ago

Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice

The Fifth Marquess of LansdowneCaused the editor of the Times to frownWith his letter begging to imploreThe First World War be declared a draw.