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Really awfully tyred out!


When one gets new sets of tyres, Optimism it inspires That they may provide support For some years, as well they ought.  It can therefore drive one mad To find one that it, has had! – Three weeks later cost … Continue reading

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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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