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There Are Really Awful Girls


There are girls who like a lover Poised expectantly above her, But you also get the one Whose ambitions will be – nun! There are girls who like a fling, With no question of a ring, But some others are … Continue reading

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Parting is such really awful sorrow; rather a permanent wave.


©(Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: )———-> (Click on Sidebar items on right for translations, to play Colonialist compositions, or to visit his writings etc.) And, fittingly, the last NaPoWriMo prompt calls for a goodbye poem. I … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL NONSENSE RHYMES


(Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: )———-> (Click on Sidebar items on right for translations, to play Colonialist compositions, or to visit his writings etc.) And for today, the NaPoWriMo prompt is to ‘write a poem for … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFUL DRAGONFLY FLY-BY BYE-BYE


  ‘I thought I saw a dragon fly Out near the woods today, Which is the strongest reason why You need to keep away!’   Her warning seemed a silly thing: ‘Such insects do not scare When on the ground, or … Continue reading

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REALLY UTTERLY REVOLTING RHYME


Had netlessness for most of day: Our power was curtailed; The cutting-off of trees away From lines, was why it failed.  The opportunity was took Defrosting fridge to do, And also, then, to take a look At D I Ys, … Continue reading

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FORESHADOW A REALLY AWFUL DISASTER (Weekly Photo Challenge Take Two)


    This foreshadows I would lose the plot In taking steps for a better shot – When I fell off, what would be incurred Would be a pic more than somewhat blurred, And while from the chimney down I … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Long-winded with Long-eared Creatures


  First of month, my normal habits Are to utter loudly, ‘Rabbits!’ – August month has now begun; Hope you have a happy one.  Here, it gives us lots of wind, Which is really most unkind, (Shakespeare really didn’t mind … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: A Pinch of You: Giving a Really Awful Finger


Weekly Writing Challenge: GIVING A REALLY AWFUL FINGER A friend who went game-guiding For famous and the great Gave stories quite abiding – And one I here relate:  Days gone by; Vic Falls Hotel; Liz Taylor breaks her fast; Richard … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL CONSTITUTIONAL MUTTERS


 My blog is not suffering dissolution, But I am rewriting a constitution; Whereas all the hereanents boggle the brain, And also the wheretofores give lots of strain, And tax implications all taxing the mind, Thus thereunto seeking exemption inclined; While … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFULLY JUMPY WHALE OF A TAIL


The past few weeks, once more, We’ve had to make a dash Towards the glass front door When whale tails make a splash. And when the winds do blow It is quite hard indeed A breaking wave to know – … Continue reading

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