Karen Doherty -- The Warthog Oompah Band

In the Warthog Oompah Band,
there’s no evidence of skill.
Every note arrives unplanned,
booming low or piercing shrill.

In the Warthog Oompah Band,
there’s no melody or tune,
like a rocket sent unmanned,
veering off course, past the moon.

For the Warthog Oompah Band
there’s an audience of one,
(no-one regal, no-one grand).
Hours of solitary fun!

For the Warthog Oompah Band
shares the pillow next to mine.
While I yearn for slumber land
I get PARP and HONK and WHINE ...