Ode To Katherine Jenkins

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Ode To Katherine Jenkins

Classic and contemporary are fused with evident ease
As the voice of this mezzo-soprano resonates clearly on the breeze.
Born and raised in Wales, with plenty of talent and determination,
Katherine Jenkins is now a household name and admired across the nation.

Elegant and beautiful, there’s nothing that this lady can’t do;
From performing operatic arias, to acting roles on Doctor Who.
The Face Of Wales 2000 is recognized around the world
Proving that there are no limits for this former choirgirl.

Six studio albums reached number 1 before 2008
With Premiere making her the fastest-selling mezzo-soprano to date.
Katherine is a true professional who knew she could go far;
She’s a truly great British export and a worldwide superstar!

Ode To Katherine Jenkins is a poem © Ms Moem 2011 and may not be reproduced anywhere without permission.

Illustration is © TJRossin 2011 and may not be reproduced anywhere without permission.

Matt Wins X Factor 2010

A painter and decorator, pulled it out of the hat
With the X Factor 2010 winner, declared to be Matt.
Commiserations to Rebecca who finished in second place
But congratulations to Matt Cardle; a well earned smile on his face!

Dannii Minogue mentored him to this well deserved win
And it’s a magnificent way for his career to begin.
So here’s to Matt’s music becoming officially en vogue
And congratulations again to both Matt, and Team Minogue!

Matt Wins X Factor is a poem © Ms Moem 2010 and may not be reproduced anywhere without permission.

X Factor Final

At last we are here; the end is in sight
And the X Factor Final kicks off for us tonight.
We are eased into the show with all the finalists reunited
And it’s clear that our four acts are all nervous and excited.

“What A Feeling” is the song that has been chosen for the start
And every act on the stage was clearly singing from the heart.
It’s been a contentious year for the X Factor, but viewing is still on top
And tonight we see each act go home, before this journey finally stops.

Matt takes us home to Colchester before singing us his notes
And he waved Dido’s White Flag, to hopefully secure our telephone votes.
This chap will be duetting with Rihanna, and he has Stacey Solomon on the streets;
Will Matt become our winning finalist, as his line-up seems so sweet.

Rebecca Ferguson is next up, and she took us home to Liverpool
You could hear the emotion in her voice as she returned to her old school.
Her act takes place on a pedestal, and she is immaculately dressed;
Could Rebecca be our winner, with Coleen Rooney championing her success?

One Direction drove the Bradford crowds wild and that’s all I’ll say about that;
Then they gave us Your Song as their performance, and it was really a very good act.
The judges all seemed complementary and Simon had to pause for the screams.
Could One Direction be the winning act, the first victorious band there has been?

Number four in our line-up, is keen to fill our teen rap void;
It is Cheryl’s protege from Malvern, the dinky Cher Lloyd.
Clap Clap uniquely combined with Missy Elliott is her opening choice;
Will Cher Lloyd be our winner, will you be voting for her voice?

Next on it’s the duets, and this is what we’ve been waiting for;
Matt Cardle took on Rihanna, and who could possibly wish for more.
Next Rebecca and Christina Aguilera, give us ‘Beautiful’ as their tune.
If I had got to sing with either lady, I’d have been simply over the moon.

Robbie Williams returned to the X Factor to sing with One Direction
And Will.I.Am was flown in by Cheryl, as Cher Lloyd’s duet selection.
The finalists have done all they can, and only three of them will go through
So pick up the telephone and get voting, as their futures depend on you!

We have scantily glad Rihanna and Christina perform before the decision is declared;
At this point in the competition, we’ll forgive all the acts for being scared.
Dermot announced that Rebecca, One Direction and Matt Cardle are all safe.
So it’s so long to Cher Lloyd as she just misses her final three place.

X Factor Final is a poem © Ms Moem 2010 and may not be reproduced anywhere without permission.

X Factor Phone Numbers To Vote For Your Favourite

Matt Cardle 0901 61 61 101
Rebecca Ferguson 0901 61 61 102
One Direction 0901 61 61 103
Cher Lloyd 0901 61 61 104

X Factor Semi Final Results Show

Here are the results of tonights X Factor Semi Final Selection:
First to be put through, were Simon’s boy band, One Direction.
Cheryl was clearly thrilled that Rebecca was declared a safe act
Though looked slightly despondent, when the third through was Matt.

Cher Lloyd and Mary went head to head for that final coveted place
Both singing their chosen choices, with angst etched upon their face.
It came to the judges decisions; Simon’s vote decided whose time was spent
And after coming so magnificently far, it was Mary Byrne who went!

X Factor Semi Final Results Show is a poem © Ms Moem 2010 and may not be reproduced anywhere without permission.

X Factor Semi Final Live Show Week 8 Poem

If ever on the X Factor, you’d want to sing for your survival
Then tonight would be that moment, as we’re in the semi final.
Just five acts remain: Girls, Rebecca Ferguson and Cher Lloyd.
One Direction, Mary Byrne and finally Matt Cardle, for the boys.

They each get to sing two songs, a classic and a free choice
Hoping that the British voting public, will appreciate their voice.
I’ve given up trying to call it, just as I do every year
But I can’t wait until next week when the real final is here!

X Factor Semi Final Live Show Week 8 is a poem © Ms Moem 2010 and may not be reproduced anywhere without permission.

X Factor Semi Final Live Show Week 8 Phone Numbers For Voting

Rebecca Ferguson 0901 61 61 101
Mary Byrne 0901 61 61 102
Matt Cardle 0901 61 61 103
Cher Lloyd 0901 61 61 104
One Direction 0901 61 61 105

Ode To Leslie Nielsen

When it comes to straight faced comedy, you’d be pushed to find finer
Than the late Leslie Nielsen; the master of classic one-liners.

Born in February 1926, he sadly died yesterday
But he leaves us with the characters he so fabulously portrayed.

A veteran comic actor, he was aged 84
He started out acting seriously but gave us all so much more.

Surely we can’t be serious, but sadly we are;
We won’t call you Shirley, but simply a star!

Deadpan delivery that was timed to a tee
Saw Nielsen transition to the big screen from TV!

So adieu to the actor best known for Airline and The Naked Gun;
The legendary Leslie Nielsen will be remembered by everyone.

Ode To Leslie Nielsen is a poem © Ms Moem 2010 and may not be reproduced anywhere without permission.