Category Archives: GloPoWriMo

Really Awful Fun


Yesterday we went to join the fish, On top of them, at first, it was our wish; With gondola, canals were well explored – ‘But not the sharky bits!’ the kids implored, For this was not in Venice time was … Continue reading

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Too Stressed to write more than Two Stresses — Distress!


Dipodic or Skeltonic verse Has two beats moving in a hearse; Day Twenty-Eight GloPoWriMo Invites such skeletons to show! Skeltonic rhyme: Double time; A verbal crime Not worth a dime, With a mime Of eating slime And lime Mixed with … Continue reading

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Salvaging Live Ammunition, and in Bad Taste


Another Wordle (294) I missed, and I like the picture it created in my mind and the one (with the help of Wiki and Paint) I then created here.  I managed to add fewest possible words, but had to juggle a bit to … Continue reading

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A Really Awful Stay


  For Wordle 296 (a tough one to do in order and in rhyme — I’ve added far more than my usual tally of words). Thrum of the rig as stay snaps at the deck; Disaster is courted off Florida … Continue reading

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An Archaeo-illogical Report


Day 26 of GloPoWriMo invites one to  depict an archaeologist of the future’s analysis of something he discovered in our world. I think what follows is an accurate reflection of the way their minds operate in general. Them All  Our diggings have … Continue reading

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Currently Deprived, and Exploring Space


GloPoWriMo Lament How sad it is that it should be, For catching up with poetry, To meet, this month, the thirty spot, The chances, now, are not so hot.  For yesterday, entirely, We lost our electricity; And when with pen … Continue reading

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Marginally Really Awful


The prompt for Day Twenty-Four of GloPoWriMo is, entertainingly: Marginalia of medieval manuscripts Can run from the bizarre to the obscene, The production of such work by cloistered nondescripts Show minds that go where they have never been! They do … Continue reading

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