Funny Poem Friday Funnies #276

I never really liked poetry until one day I decided to write a poem on this very blog. It wasn't a funny poem as such, more about the difference between young and old and centered around blogging. I called my first poem Blogs, Blogging, Young Man Old Man, Never The Twain Shall Meet. Yeah, I know, the title is a little long, but like I said it was my first poem. Poetry comes in handy at times when you want to vent your frustration, like the time I wrote the Google Sucks poem. Who know's, perhaps some of you will find that funny. :wink_ee: Then there was the one called, Man's Struggle To Control His Urges, which I meant to be a funny poem. Then there was My Passionate Encounter which I really meant to be a funny poem. You can see all my poems here. Enough about my poetry, this post isn't all about me, it's about a short and truly funny poem, one called Timbuktu! This funny poem actually comes with a story on how it all came about. Timbuktu - A Funny Poem The Australian Poetry Competition had come down to two finalists - a university graduate and an old aboriginal. They were given a word, then allowed two minutes to study the word and come up with a poem that contained the word. The word was ' TIMBUKTU ' First to read his poem was the university graduate. He stepped to the microphone and said: Slowly across the…

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