Category Archives: Challenge

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     Advertisements

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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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Mourning a Fallen Giant


    Whistle at chill sting will fly with grief, Live trunk beside to remember time’s thief, Peace you gather, touch, however brief. © September 2018 Colonialist  

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Enough to make one Fume


        Smokes are mysteries you should mean to hide Stare with howls, as through mouth side Green menthol cloud rolls one can’t abide — A mist never tongues or lungs should have tried. © August 2018 Colonialist

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High Chirping


          Ah, speckled bird with lilting song — Thin notes that blend in quiet morn — You yield in rain to longing born In sky, to brilliant rippled course belong, Far from the dusty earth forlorn. … Continue reading

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RIP (OFF) DAILY POST AND WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE


The world is crazy. People are obsessed with throwing away proven successes or improving things until they no longer work — or are far harder to operate than before. MS Windows is a case in point. Note the thin blue … Continue reading

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A Postal Exorcise to Stamp Out Demons


Invisible creature close by; corners skip behind — Belong in Hell to roam — Strip from hiding and laugh as you find; Put in cardboard, paint black, post home!   © May 2018 Colonialist

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