Friday, October 23, 2015

Boating with Judy

It has been awhile since I have posted, and today Victoria has asked us to write something humorous. I took a cue from Bjorn and tried my hand at writing an anapestic tetrameter...not as well done as his, however, as it is one of his specialties. Read more over at submissions over at  I fudged a little, I think, by adding two lines, 

In the morning at Lone lake, the three launched the boat
with their poles to catch fish for an early dinner
Derell helped Judy step inside most gingerly
Harold slipped a slim pint of moonshine in his coat
Judy rowed as they passed the bottle back and forth
The men laughed to see her soused, stupid tipsy elves
In the middle, twice as drunk, she turned the boat north
One last swig, up she stood, rocked the men overboard
It was her turn to roar as she picked up the oars,
left the men to be fished out of the lake themselves


  1. Love it.. A delightful story of a lady turning the tables.. I think they deserved a great bath.. The anapaestic tetrameter was truly very difficult to write.

  2. How hilarious for her to do that ~ Well next time the young men better be careful not to laugh at her ~

    Thanks for linking up Katy and wishing you happy weekend ~

  3. Smiles.. my wife
    tosses me out
    of my boat
    at least
    i flow
    and she

  4. Fun one, Kathy. Best not to drink and row, I suppose...or to hassle the rower. Good for Judy.

  5. It was her turn to roar as she picked up the oars............... ah, that last laugh is always the best

  6. Love this - such a splendid write :D :D

  7. This was really a fun read Enjoyed it.

  8. Ha...she had the last laugh on them...silly boys!

  9. Another triumph for a female. Well done!

  10. Ha ha.. Very nice one..


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