Palindrome Word Play

Creative people are often fascinated by word play that conforms to strict rules. Traditional palindromes are words or phrases that are spelled the same forward backward. For example, George Bush was overheard lamenting:

[] Drat Saddam, mad dastard!

Or, when George's Chief of Staff turned in questionable expense reports:

[] Wonder if Sununu's fired now?

Stories with interleaved palindromes

I had some fun putting together stories that contain one line of "glue" for each one line palindrome. I hope you find the results amusing.

Palindromes by words

There is also a word-by-word palindromic variation -- the words are reversed as in:
{} King, are you glad you are king?

For a poem so constructed:

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