Category Archives: Challenge

Empty Revenge


  Wordle 290 Beasts relish boons they expect revenge may give, A wish brims to splinter and bruise; Blanks always flash where  a story of mercy might live, But,  peeling delusion,  they lose. © March 2017 Colonialist

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Fire and Brimstone


Wordle 289 The words smoke forth with bits of flame; Leaks through the mind that saw the parts to miss — Church, temple, swing flat lies of blame, But sense can track what eye may miss of this. © March … Continue reading

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Wordle 288 … Where the Cap Fits …


No angel, but some feathered jinx That on this planet such shallow, hollow Doctrines implanted with their stinks, Expecting us to follow! With a sigh, we decide to leave each cult to bleed or spin Shamelessly into the news with … Continue reading

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Fired Up With Enthusiasm


    If you should seek the perfect catch — A flame that can’t be brighter — Consider using A Good Match, Or, better still, one lighter. © February 2017 Colonialist

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Saved by Loan Sharks


Wordle 287 Marooned; no hope when the boom was lost; Rescuers deny line – we must sign a deal To fill which, sky would seem the cost; Rather swing into stream and drift, we feel! © February 2017 Colonialist

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Lasting Prayers


Wordle 284 Prayers carved into brown doors, On papers fingernails must prise, Or fire-etched on floors, Or bled in stone to show the wise — The body of such messages has streamed As soldiers, fighting longer than is dreamed. © … Continue reading

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Bits of Blocked-out Sunlight


© February 2017 Colonialist

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