Treasure Island

AtreyaSarma Uppaluri

(Hyderabad, AP, India)

Silly Senryu: Weddings Galore


1
baldy’s wedding –
she accepts her man
heir or no hair

2
banker’s wedding –
she accepts her man
debit or credit

3
barber’s wedding –
she accepts her man
with scissors or worse

4
batsman’s wedding –
she accepts her man
hitter or worse

5
beggar’s wedding –
she accepts her man
leg or mug

6
butcher’s wedding –
she accepts her man
with knife or no life

7
cinema operator’s wedding –
she accepts her man –
for projector or worse

8
cricketer’s wedding –
she accepts her man
wicket or wicked

9
divorcee’s wedding –
she accepts her man
diverse or worse

10
doctor’s wedding –
she accepts her man
patient or impatient

11
doctor’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for pulse or worse

12
electrician’s wedding –
she accepts her man
light or heavy

13
farmer’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for tractor or worse

14
humorist’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for laughter or worse

15
jeweller’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for glitter or worse

16
knitter’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for sweater or worse

17
lawyer’s wedding -
she accepts her man
black or white

18
metallurgist’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for smelter or worse

19
moralist’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for character or worse

20
painter’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for brush or crush

21
peasant’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for love or plough

22
politico’s wedding –
she accepts her man
power or pelf

23
postman’s wedding -
she accepts her man
for letter or worse

24
scavenger’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for litter or worse

25
singer’s wedding –
she accepts her man
with pitch or worse

26
snowman’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for winter or worse

27
software engineer’s wedding –
she accepts her man
softer or harder

28
stringer’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for newsletter or worse

29
swimmer’s wedding –
she accepts her man
wetter or worse

30
tailor’s wedding –
she accepts her man
fitter or bitter

31
tailor’s wedding –
she accepts her man
fitter or bitter

32
teacher’s wedding –
she accepts her man
chalk or cheese

33
undertaker’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for hearse or worse

34
writer’s wedding –
she accepts her man
for chapter or worse

[Feb 20,21 & 23,2009: : Hyderabad – 500 056]

Submitted: Tuesday, October 06, 2009

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  • Fatenia Oliver (3/1/2010 3:31:00 PM)

    I found your poem to be rather humorous. I never thought of weddings like that. You made my day! (Report) Reply

  • Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (10/14/2009 10:28:00 AM)

    this reminds me of a song...we used to sing in school....
    'if i were a single man and
    if i were to marry.....'
    this song would vary with age groups (Report) Reply

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