Richard P Grant and his BioLOG (biolog); the wee blog, weblog, or web blog; things not necessarily biology related. The anti-blogger.

BioLOG
________________________

27 January 2013

Ode to a haggis

Great steaming lump of sausage meat
It’s you we’ve all come here to eat;
Your oats and pepper, something sweet—
   What is that smell?
Perhaps a hint of runner’s feet?
   I cannot tell.

The neeps and tatties on the plate
Are our two veg, it is their fate.
But you’re the course for which we wait—
   We’re all agog
As on a nervous lover’s date
   With lots of grog!

Mister MacSween has done his best;
We went to Waitrose for the rest:
No need for a genetic test
   Of any course:
No GMO or turkey breast
   Or Tesco horse.

Forget your sorrows and your woe
And let the amber liquids flow:
There really is no need to know
   What the bag is.
I’ll end it now, my tell and show:
   Eat the haggis!

Filed under: Poems — Tags: — rpg @ 9:17

________________________

Recent Comments

  • Open letter to Simon Hughes, MP (1)
    • ricardipus: “P.S. You git.” Nice letter. Starts off all positive, then progresses to the O. Henry-esque...
  • On the telly! (1)
    • ricardipus: Ha. Saw all kinds of coverage of the spending review on the news here but missed this CBC story. We...
  • Just you wait (4)
    • ricardipus: First thing to do – repaint that dismal black door. Preferably with an enormous “Science Is...
    • Kausik Datta: Ah, for aspirations!!
    • Cromercrox: We’re all doomed.
    • Davieboy: No, William Hague lost his hair and never actually made it to Number 10.
  • On teaspoons (2)
    • rpg: Thanks Jennifer—that sounds like what I was looking for. That must be a reprint from another place, though.
    • Jennifer: I know this post was from a while ago, but I wanted to weigh it in case you’re still looking for an...
  • Lost at sea (3)
    • ricardipus: Ye gods. I cannot believe that anyone (let’s name names – “Maxine&# 8221;) would argue...
    • rpg: That’s true—but completely besides the point.
    • mariawolters: Actually, Microsoft produces quite a bit of interesting research – they are very active in Human...

Extras

© 2010 RPG All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without prior permission from the copyright holder. Opinions are those of the author only and do not necessarily represent those of the employing or other body. You are welcome to link to this page or anchors within this page. Use at your own risk. No responsibility will be accepted for use or misuse of the information or software provided. Cheques should be drawn on a UK bank and made payable to Richard P. Grant. Ex VAT, E&OE

Powered by WordPress