Category Archives: Challenge

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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Struggle Propaganda for Gaggles


How messy, taking courage as mantra that talk May lean on a magic way to exist; Stories feed the soul with struggle myths and don’t balk, For the vulnerable on which to subsist. © June 2019 Colonialist

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Grandchildren Made Noisy


                Scoot or swim; children with noose, A sign to learn from love; Swing, of late, glad noise let loose, Now, in weekend, made deaf by all above!   June 2019 Colonialist

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Dance, Proposal, and Acceptance


  Chill! Swirl in beam freely; Stick to drive through teeming hall; Kneel before sweetheart; dream can really Come true with sign to cheer us all!     My own proposal took place in a car parked overlooking city lights; … Continue reading

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