Robbie shakes his head... (senryu)

by - Mr. Darcy   Jan 26, 2016

Gathering kindling
for a big blazing bonfire:
wrong type of Burns night



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  • 2 years ago

    by Ingrid de Klerck

    Thanks, Michael:)
    I do know Robert Burns, as one of my Scottish friends was born in the same village as the big master himself and I do also know about Guy Fawkes night, but still I could not make minced meat out of it!

  • 2 years ago

    by Ingrid de Klerck

    Hi Michael,

    Your words make me wonder what happened on Robert Burns' birthday?
    Can you fill the reader in on what fire/ explosion you are referring to on the 25th of January?

    (((hugs))) xx

    • 2 years ago

      by - Mr. Darcy

      I am glad to Ingrid.
      The word 'Burns' is an English play on words. It is Robert Burns birthday. The famous Scottish poet and the word burn as in to burn wood for guy fawkes night. I admit this is cryptic, especially if English is not your 1st language.

      Ingrid, thank you for checking this out with me. I should have added a footnote.

  • 2 years ago

    by Cindy

    Michael the master of the Senryu....this is no exception.
    Great piece!
    Take care
    ~ hugs~