A Really Awful Drawcard for Getting Rid of Seven Unwanted Politicians.


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The challenge for NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Three was to draw a card at random,  free-write for five minutes, and then compose a poem (a Really Awful Rhyme in my case) around the result.  I spent most of my five minutes in finding rhyming words, and then it fell into place.

 Seven of Spades

For finding a Jack of all trades,
Or Ace or a Queen or a King,
All hope very suddenly fades
When drawing and seeing the thing!

Emerging is Seven of Spades –
For giving some spade-fuls a fling;
Such shovels, in various grades,
Can set seven clods on the wing? 

Prefer to be one who persuades
Those clods – that we elsewhere would bring –
To push off by means of tirades,
Without digging-implement swing.

© Colonialist April 2015 (WordPress)
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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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14 Responses to A Really Awful Drawcard for Getting Rid of Seven Unwanted Politicians.

  1. When you are referring to politicians and tossing them, seven is a good start! Well done, sir! 🙂

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  2. bulldog says:

    How do you achieve
    Just what we see
    With such ease
    it looks a breeze

    Sorry mate had to try my hand…

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  3. Andrew says:

    I too have called a spade a jack
    (since we are on the topic of unpopular politicians):
    https://connecthook.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/hush-yo-puppies-grit-yo-greens/

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  4. SOUNDS LIKE A GAME OF GOLF WITH LOTS OF DIVOTS!

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  5. Colline says:

    Perfect! Now if getting rid of those politicians could be just as successful.

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  6. Patrecia (with an E) says:

    Egg-Sell-ent

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  7. newsferret says:

    Can any politician be a Jack of any trade?

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