Category Archives: Challenge

Wordle as an Equestrian Mishap


              Horse sleepy: cinch to sign up fine; Junk that child rider cannot bud? Chimes true . . . but strikes trunk of trees in line, Girth parts; on snow shows blood! © November … Continue reading

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AGENDA for trilingual six-word short story.


  De agenda van katten: wereld verovering. Agenda van katte is wêreld verowering Cats’ agenda: to conquer the world. (Doldriest zeswoordverhaal uitdaging — a challenge to use a key word to write a six-word short story, found on her Dutch … Continue reading

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Book Launch but Forgot Memory Stick!


  I fly to pitch light novel Sing praises . . . stranded, grovel — Stick promising slides for machine  Yearn for; miss; at home left been! Wasted journey for talk is seen.   I have taken poetic licence, here. … Continue reading

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Annointment From a Hadeda Ibis Nest


Wordle 375 Eggs sway in breeze on misty day Attentive parents drive cats away Hatched child (or chick) in home movies features Won’t sing, but runny tum these creatures — Find the corn set out today Sent back down in … Continue reading

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ABUSE


            Can’t stand to know worry on face Shows knock can’t talk about; Awful sex blend would bring disgrace; Here, plans to withhold facts, no doubt. © September 2018 Colonialist  

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The Magic Show Riddle


  Drive your strength to seek ten letters The buzzer goes when finish raffle, Instinct, speed, will blow out betters, On-stage, your spirit brains will baffle.     © September 2018 Colonialist    

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Rainstorm After Drought


          Grass find twice as usually dry; Wind brings many clouds with a freak sky; Rising in fury, wraps city and farm Within such deluge only stars escape harm. © September 2018 Colonialist

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