Tag Archives: humour

Eggs add duration in really awful style

There are fairies at the bottom of our garden; There’s a group of rhino grazing on the roof; And in case you’re gaping at me, going, ‘Pardon?’ I can show you ceiling rhino-boards as proof.  There are elephants that roam … Continue reading

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Really Awful Influence

     There is a steep downhill incline on the way back from the grandkids’ school. It is the custom of 6-yr-old R and 3-yr-old J to treat this as a roller-coaster, and to utter high-pitched screams on the way … Continue reading

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AN UPLIFTING PASSAGE Some writers sink to lowly depths   in parts that lose the plot; They also tend to rant and rave   and use bad words a lot – One doesn’t want to chide such kids,   or … Continue reading

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Love described really awfully.

For yesterday, the Pooky’s Poems prompt called for one to describe love to a child.  Haul out your handkerchiefs and be prepared for a mushy, sickly-sentimental exposition … What is love?  Well, let us see, now: You are standing in … Continue reading

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Not a Punny Rhyming Poem, but Really Awful

(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.) NaPoWriMo says ‘…for our (optional) prompt. Anaphora is a literary term for … Continue reading

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Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt calls for ten terminological inexactitudes in ten lines:   I am the fairest of the fair: Though I have lost all of my hair, My teeth are all mine, I don’t have a line. And look quite … Continue reading

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On the NaPoWriMo prompt of Love and Wine: I was slurping my much-adored ration of wine And, all in all, feeling that things were just fine, When something soft suddenly buzzed in my mouth – I only just stopped it … Continue reading

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