Rhyming like no one is watching for #NationalPoetryDay


It’s National Poetry Day today! Which can only mean one thing. The blogoshere is going to be heaving with all sorts of brilliant poetry, rhyme and lyrical offerings. I love poetry. It seems to have a way of taking a meaning to a whole new level and intensifying it in every sense of the word. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been in uncontrollable laughter, mortified shock or wading in tears from some of the talented bloggers I’ve come across over the last couple of years.


I’ve always enjoyed having a little tinker with poetry, but, it wasn’t until I met my lovely pal Dawn from Rhyming with Wine that I gave any thought to actually putting something together myself. Properly (if you can call it that). And letting it out for everyone to read.


I’m working on something new at the moment, but in the meantime, here’s a little round up of what’s on the Button blog at the moment.


Rhyming like no one is watching for #NationalPoetryDay



Rhyming like no one is watching for #NationalPoetryDay


The parenting parodies

Sharing a shell – A Julia Donaldson parody

Wind the mummy up – Wind the bobbin’ up parody


For when there are no other ways to describe the scene

Get dressed right now

The sound machine


The blogging ones

You’ve lost that blogging feeling

Blogging is like sailing on the ocean


The guest post

The supermummy pill


When your pal writes one for you

A rhyme about buttons




Do you have any favourites or maybe

you’ve written one yourself that you can share in the comments below?



This post is part of #Blogtober18.






  1. October 5, 2018 / 8:35 am

    Brilliant! Loved wind the mummy up! #blogtober18

  2. October 5, 2018 / 8:36 am

    Aww! Love these! A Rhyme about buttons made me LOL! #blogtober18

  3. October 7, 2018 / 12:18 pm

    What a great idea to put all your latest efforts in one place to browse through. I particularly liked You’ve Lost that Blogging Feeling – because I know exactly how that feels! Thanks for such a fun post.

    • October 7, 2018 / 1:02 pm

      Thanks Leanne. I think we’ve all been there at some point with the blogging feeling 😉

  4. October 7, 2018 / 2:15 pm

    I absolutely love parodies and can definitely relate to wind the mummy up lol #Blogtober18

  5. October 8, 2018 / 8:47 am

    I love paradies! I think they’re so clever , it amazes me how creative and talented some people are.

  6. October 8, 2018 / 7:11 pm

    I clearly totally missed this. I don’t recall anything about it on the day on social which is a shame as I would have joined in myself.

  7. October 9, 2018 / 1:21 pm

    Haha love them. The wind the bobbin one it very accurate.

  8. October 9, 2018 / 7:41 pm

    Loved these. Especially liked you’ve lost that blogging feeling as I’m feeling a bit like that myself these days

  9. October 11, 2018 / 7:36 pm

    I had no idea!! Can’t wsit to hear your latest and I love how you have put all the others here. You are one very creative mummy button with your drawings too xx

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