Category Archives: Challenge

Creation of the Monster – Wordle 419 & 420


              Devour as sensual steam can envelop: From scrawny body let tiredness die  in room; Scream for pill to let changes exotic develop, Scratch, to be safe, an act to burrow to doom; Justice may … Continue reading

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Double Wordle Non- and Little-sense


              1) Absolute Nonsense Sham lift you spray at dawn, Then shimmy down to wrap; Fit choke, call shell on lawn; In corner, scar in gap. 2) Unsuccessful Car Repairs Fit  sham part you … Continue reading

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Growing in Cuteness; Childhood Misconceptions


Hearing a rendition of the Afrikaans song Jan Pierewiet, taken from the call of a bird known as the bokmakirie (the bokmakierie, Telophorus zeylonus, is a bushshrike). recently reminded me of the false impressions I originally had of the words … Continue reading

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Communion Wordle; e-mails Absurdle


        No rain; humility will grow; God still listen, only seven round communion plate? Priest sits, old stories to let know — A string of wisdom to change where lies your fate? Though internet would stay, My … Continue reading

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Finishing the Windless Side of the Course


(Course find beat chime melt groan shimmer sign water still oath short) Course find for beat; stopwatch chime; starting gun; Melt distance to sound of the rigging’s groan; Shimmer sign water still; round mark to run — With oath stopped … Continue reading

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Hooray for the Circus?


Cages will cross into city Stench from all these mobile cells Deny soap, giving no pity, Evil, why make sleep in short spells, During each trip huddled on floor Re-crossing border just crossed days before. © June 2019 Colonialist

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Sleeping rough; flowers around but all not well


Ha! Some windows of opportunity seem to be popping in and out of the internet. Let me see if I can get any of my stored posts through . . . Cut dogwood under stars rough bed to make, There … Continue reading

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