Satire and Comic Verse

I enjoy spotting the humour in the everyday and making others laugh.

My satire punches up rather than down. I am especially fond of comedy that illuminates logical fallacies, punctures hypocrisy, and skewers spin.


LITTLE OLD LADY COMEDY

Hello, I Am A Freelance Writer Who Specializes in Judging Meghan Markle

I Possess The Ultimate Chocolate Cake Recipe – But First, My Life Story

QUEEN MOB’S TEA HOUSE

Macho recycling tips for the very straight manly man

POINTS IN CASE

List: Passive-Aggressive Co-Worker Or Your Domestic Shorthair?

BOSSY

13 DIY Fashion Staples for the Radical Feminist – Functional and Fabulous! 

You Are Invited To Vote In The Spherical Earth Postal Survey

DEFENESTRATION

The World Is Burning But At Least We Have Collective Nouns

DYST LITERARY JOURNAL

The Gruffalo: post-apocalyptic edition

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SELECTED COMIC POEMS

Iffy (parody of Rudyard Kipling’s If) – BOSSY

The Thesis (parody of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven) – Australian National University website

The Road Mistaken (parody of Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken) – originally published by Woroni

The Fireblight (parody of William Blake’s The Tyger) – originally published by Sciencewise

Bartending – Not Very Quiet

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