Category Archives: Fantasy

Out to Launch With Lunch


The latest of my launch dates was by invitation to an affair this morning hosted by District Six of the Durban Library network as part of their initiatives following Durban’s selection as the only UNESCO City of Literature in Africa. … Continue reading

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The Magic Show Riddle


  Drive your strength to seek ten letters The buzzer goes when finish raffle, Instinct, speed, will blow out betters, On-stage, your spirit brains will baffle.     © September 2018 Colonialist    

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Sighence Friction Phantasy


Wordle 358                   In limbo, images rattle through ring; Safe, will fold into nowhere, but will bring A gasp if from the pit their shell reforms; Split pill with blade: protect from … Continue reading

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A Postal Exorcise to Stamp Out Demons


Invisible creature close by; corners skip behind — Belong in Hell to roam — Strip from hiding and laugh as you find; Put in cardboard, paint black, post home!   © May 2018 Colonialist

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TWADDLE in Really Awful Rhyme


    I used the 98-word Twaddle challenge to start writing anything, stop when I thought I’d got to about 98, and then do a little fine-tuning, pruning and swooning:-       So twaddle we send our writing efforts … Continue reading

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Rufus Leering at Edward Again


© May 2018 Colonialist

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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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