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Those weirdos bow down to a cube.
That's worse than just being a rube –
It defies sacred custom!
Never mind. Cops'll bust 'em.
Come on, let's go watch some more tube.

ALLIANCE – ALMOST

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It's not (as they say) rocket science
To work out that NATO's alliance
Can almost be snapped
If its forces are apt
To provoke "friendly" nations' defiance.

MIME – MISSTATE

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If you find you've misstated a term,
You might feel embarrassed and squirm.
If that's what you dread,
You can mime it instead
Provided your gestures are firm.

DIMMER – DISCURSIVE

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If you meet an attractive young swimmer
And you'd like her to join you for dimmer
Unless you're disbursive
(Not simply discursive)
Your prospects for "after" are slimmer.


ELEPHANT - EQUINOX

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All right, all right, if you insist.


If you meet an enticing young swimmer
And you know that you ought to be slimmer
Unless you're disbursive
(Not simply discursive)
Your prospects get dimmer and dimmer.


(Personally I like the first one better.)

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ELEPHANT – EQUINOX

The recent spring equinox fell
In a cold and tempestuous spell.
The poor kangaroo
Dropped dead at the zoo
And the elephant didn't feel well.

SILL – SIREN

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SILL - SIREN

No matter how yellow his bill,
The birdie who hopped on my sill
Said he just couldn't stay
He was startled away
By a firetruck's siren too shrill.

ROBIN - ROCKPILE

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ROBIN – ROCKPILE

On a rockpile a robin was perched,
When the stony heap suddenly lurched,
Then collapsed on the ground;
The deceased bird was found
Beneath, when the gardener searched.

INSULATE – INTANGIBLE

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Originally Posted By: A C Bowden
ROBIN – ROCKPILE

On a rockpile a robin was perched,
When the stony heap suddenly lurched,
Then collapsed on the ground;
The deceased bird was found
Beneath, when the gardener searched.

Underneath instead, in Line 5?

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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc
Underneath instead, in Line 5?

Yes, that's OK.

Actually, I was going to put "Underneath" originally, but changed it at the last moment. smirk

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