Category Archives: Humorous rhyme

Sporting Flora and Fauna


The Proteas when picked all wilt — Of sterner stuff they should be built: To bat effectively for hours You cannot be a bunch of flowers, And for your bowling to take wing Your step must have the proper spring, … Continue reading

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Well-suited to a Trophy


Well, the netball all went well, And Jeneva buzzed around; But I do now need to tell What at Swim School then she found. Her eight-hundred metre badge To her duly handed out, But she didn’t get to cadge ‘One-five’ … Continue reading

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From Bed to Hearse?


My cold is unabated though To sleep it off I’ve tried, Through this whole morning didn’t go For any time outside; The cats thought this was marvellous And cuddled up with me Though one might think, inside the house They … Continue reading

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Really Awful Codes id Dozes


  ‘It is only a cold in the head’ Is a statement that, up with, I’m fed, Whereas a dose of ‘flu’ Only lasts a day or two, Colds go on for weeks, so ‘tis said. They scoff when colds … Continue reading

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New Market Visited; Christopher Robin


Not a good start to the month. My Really Awful Rhyme for the first: Couldn’t get Internet!   Watched in the evening, ‘Christopher Robin: a blend of animation and reality perfectly suited to my mental age. © June 2019 Colonialist.

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TWO TOTALLY DIFFERENT GS ACHIEVEMENTS


    © May 2019 Colonialist

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Really Awful Hate Speech


I do so loathe and detest those Who do a public slaughter, And anybody who goes To denigrate a daughter. And detest those who to beaches Go to litter and despoil Including the foul creatures Who will leave a spill … Continue reading

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