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Immy-agination in Art


GloPoWriMo Day 22 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that engages with another art form – it might be about a friend of yours who paints or sculpts, your high school struggles … Continue reading

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The Caws of Understanding Crows on You


GloMoWriMo Day 14 Prompt is as follows: Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem that incorporates homophones, homographs, and homonyms, or otherwise makes productive use of English’s ridiculously complex spelling rules and opportunities for mis-hearings and mis-readings. … Continue reading

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The Bridge That Wasn’t


GloMoWriMo Day 13 Prompt is as follows: ‘Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem about something mysterious and spooky! Your poem could be about something that is mysterious and spooky in a bad way (like a witch), … Continue reading

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Towards Of Fish All Launch Through Wet


(From Yesterday Evening) To say it is raining Is putting it mildly, In fact, it is draining From sky really wildly … The water’s so dense There’s no room for sky there, Through the window, I sense A fish swimming … Continue reading

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Traffic Light Solicitors of Handouts BEE Imbalances


  Black Economic Empowerment Or B E E for short, Is meant to say how many sent, From each race, in jobs to sort. But means all those who blacker show Are to be put in jobs, For whites, though, … Continue reading

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Wildly Unlikely


This is, of course, a picture of pictures I took for the cover, but that isn’t what makes it unlikely. More unlikely is that one would ever get a peek at a peak so exactly shaped like a rhino, as … Continue reading

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Maybe Late or Early


In May last year I sketched the outline of a melody as a piano piece, and promptly forgot about it.  However something has got me into music mode over the past couple of weeks, starting with rediscovering that wonderful Elgar … Continue reading

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