Monthly Archives: April 2015

NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Two – Pastoral – Really Awful and Maybe Not


NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Two has a challenge to write a ‘Pastoral’ poem.  Always one for saving labour, I thought I could just use three of mine I happen to have in stock … Green Wheatfields (semi-serious) Green wheatfields rippling joyously in … Continue reading

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Poem from Snippets from Baa Baa Black Belt


Hey – I have to rush.  Five minutes to lights-out! The NaPoWriMo Day 21  challenge is to take snippets out of a page of something to make a poem.  I grabbed a random page of my Baa Baa Black Belt fantasy, and … Continue reading

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Really Awful Knoll Ledge


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) For NaPoWriMo Day Twenty – prompt to write about what you know. (Written in another blackout on laptop plus a rechargeable light.) In climbing … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Difficult Poetic Form.


  (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.)   I started a landay yesterday for NaPoWriMo Day 19, but then came a power cut.  I hadn’t been watching the clock, so I … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge Early Bird Take 2


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Early Bird The early bird may get the worm, But just remember that The one the bird’s fate will confirm Will be an early … Continue reading

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REALLY WONDERFUL RIDE AND REALLY AWFUL DEFACEMENT


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Day 18 of NaPoWriMo: “And now for our (as always, optional) prompt, which takes us from 2015 back to the 1700s. After all, it’s … Continue reading

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Rising to the occasion – Early Bird Photo Challenge.


  Early Bird I missed the early birds today for the Early Bird photo challenge – they cleaned out the feeder before I was awake! This will have to substitute: You know that the sun here is rising You can see … Continue reading

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Really Awful Tweets from a Twit, and a Mess of an SMS


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) I have only loosely applied the ‘Social Media-type’ prompt for Day Seventeen NaPoWriMo:  hi ther evry 1 ges wot a fly on keybrd I hav … Continue reading

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A Valiant Attempt; Really Awful Terzanelle and Jane.


Still-only-six-year-old R made a brave try at the 1500 metre swimming trial today in cold and rainy weather.  The distance was no problem to her, but she just can’t summon up enough speed yet to do it inside the required 40 … Continue reading

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To a Really Awful Poem


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) The NaPoWriMo Day 15 prompt is to write a poem to your poem: With you I have a bone to pick, Dear poem, for … Continue reading

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