Category Archives: Challenge

Elegy for an Unidentified Companion


GloPoWriMo Day 18 Prompt: today: I’d like to challenge you to write an elegy of your own, one in which the abstraction of sadness is communicated not through abstract words, but physical detail. Out of the very corner of my … Continue reading

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Wild Words and Feral Tamed.


For GloPoWriMo Day 16 I am ignoring the prompt, and instead am taking  Wordle 399 as the rhyme of the day. Brenda has done the usual fiendish job of steering one inexorably in a certain direction with the choice of words, … Continue reading

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Meerkats (and Bunny) from England


The prompt for Day 12 of GloMoWriMo: ‘Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem about a dull thing that you own, and why (and how) you love it. Alternatively, what would it mean to you to give … Continue reading

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Feeding Fish and On Fish, Remedy to Special Needs, Excursion, Rhymes


        Correction It seems I got my facts all wrong When singing Elder Daughter song, ‘Remedial’ does not apply Inside the UK by the bye; No, she will set up ‘Special Needs’ And head it up, when … Continue reading

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Murder Trip


Caper: stick bar across passage, catch legs (Or chain); At pace, plan fills instinct the prank begs; What gain? Rub out other human-type dregs! © March 2019 Colonialist

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Awfully Missed Rugby Opportunities


                  Fly; chance may mar, let by, The star to shoot on the sly; Apart from falling far too shy, Lacks all credence! That is why Chart how they barter goal for … Continue reading

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Shy Thief Put Off by Prosecution Warning


                  Hints  — tough signal — shy inhibit; Night; file of mine swipe, implicit; Chill of sitting at a trial Puts them off for quite a while! © February 2019 Colonialist  

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