Books tagged: light verse

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Light Farm Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This collection of light verse, written by Iowa native Beth LaBuff, will delight anyone who has lived on, visited, or even seen a picture of a farm. You'll laugh as you read about a corn crib that was repurposed by fowl society in "Barred Plymouth Rock Band," and learn what made a catfish sweat in "Catfish on a Hot Tin Roof." Perfect for family reading, each poem gives a nod to a Bible phrase.
Going on a Picnic: Poetry Especially for Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
These twenty-one poems, written with a younger audience in mind, recall special moments of childhood--moments of discovery, of excitement, of joy, of learning. All are designed to appeal to the child in the reader...regardless of age.
Cryptic Armature: Verses in the Manner of....
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
More than just a collection of verses, this book is something of an informal commentary on the history of English literature, something of a conversation with a few of the finest poets in the language. These original poems are written “in the manner of…,” using forms and structures pioneered by great writers (and occasionally artists) of the past to create something contemporary and modern.
Bears in your Wheres
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
If you like whimsy and short, silly rhyming Bears in your Wheres has arrived, with good timing!
Turtle Stew
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
On the seashore, a turtle lived with two small companions, a clam and a hermit crab. Though her shell fit a bit loose, it only concerned her when ocean breezes blew. For her birthday celebration she received a grain of sand and a harmonica. She tucked both items in her shell. Later that evening a harsh and jarring wheeze issued from her shell. The turtle was convinced her shell was haunted!
Conservatives Are Merry Old Nuts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Political light verse from a Liberal perspective.
Catfish on a Hot Tin Roof (ballad of a bottom-feeder)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Through the middle of a cornfield with its ripe and golden grain, ‘round a waist-high prairie meadow wound a pot-hole riddled lane. It was there a shallow puddle where a sign read, “Zoned – No wake,” (named with hopeful aspirations)was the pond called Mammoth Lake.
If You Like to Laugh, Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Take a break. Have some fun! "If you like to laugh, volume two" is mostly light verse, suitable for all age groups, middle-school to senior citizen. There's a story about a possible baseball Hall-of-Famer, an explanation of why the conquistadors had to flee the Americas, a scathing indictment of Neil Armstrong, a classic tale of man's best friend, passive-aggressive shopping, and much more...
If You Like to Laugh, Volume Three
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Treat yourself! "If You Like To Laugh, Volume Three" is like a bottle of expensive wine. The 30 humorous verses in this volume were written and re-written over a time span of more than a decade. Among other things, you will learn a lot about famous people you thought you knew, like Geronimo, Sitting Bull, P.T.Barnum, Tonto, King Kong, and even the man who instituted the western showdown.
If You Like To Laugh, Volume Four
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Here's an ebook that you can treasure forever. "If you like to laugh, volume four" is a collection of 30 (mostly)comedic stories appropriate for all ages. The tales range from the sophisticated to the absurd, always thought-provoking, always funny. Remember Howard the mysterious multi-millionaire? He's explained here. Ever had a bad boss. "Amphion and his lyre" is your consolation.