Foraging with Farage (poem)

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Foraging with Farage

In his new television series
Foraging with Farage
coming soon to The Bollocks Network
Nigel discusses
the influx of foreign fungi
to the hallowed fields and forests
of the Kingdom By The Sea
and the subsequent decline
of the Great English Mushroom.

In the final episode,
under the influence of psilocybin
Nigel takes a walk in the forest
and encounters a naked Boris Johnson
sitting on a giant toad stool
in a sunlit glade.
Boris, Nigel exclaims,
full of chagrin
and psilocybin,
I thought you were a natural blonde!
Has it all been a lie?
This is dream sequence, you fool,
Boris replies
The writers have run out of ideas.
He then tumbles off the toad stool
and bounds on all fours into the forest.
I tell you folks
if you miss one television series this year
make sure it’s this one!

This was originally posted for Open Link Night over at dVerse.

I have just read an intriguing prompt over at “Imaginary Garden with Toads” to do with unreliable narrators in poetry and prose, I thought this poem might fit that category.

 

10 thoughts on “Foraging with Farage (poem)

  1. scotthastiepoet

    Great fun Jim – from your title onwards, I was smiling along… A good way to finish my reading session…

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  2. lillian

    …perched on a giant toadstool…. Kind of an Alice in Wonderland except instead of down the rabbit hole it’s the forest floor! Odd….
    Thanks for posting for OLN!

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