Category Archives: Philosophy

Esoteric Wordle on Life, Universes and Everything


For Wordle 297, some simple linking of the words in order given produces a piece which could be total nonsense … or a deeply profound thought. It all hinges (as with so much poetry) on how widely the imagination is … Continue reading

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Lasting Prayers


Wordle 284 Prayers carved into brown doors, On papers fingernails must prise, Or fire-etched on floors, Or bled in stone to show the wise — The body of such messages has streamed As soldiers, fighting longer than is dreamed. © … Continue reading

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A Rhinoceros at the Pool


Pools and schools have figured largely in my life just lately. Take yesterday: in the morning was R’s prizegiving event at her school, and after that we shot off to get my Yacht Club (on the edge of a pretty … Continue reading

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If Only …


‘If only …’ is one of the most heart-wrenching ways to begin a phrase after a tragic event.  ‘If only I had checked all seat belts were on …’,  ‘If only a doctor had been consulted sooner …’, ‘If only … Continue reading

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Coining a Phrase (in the original sense) Really Awfully Profoundly.


Most look at one side of a coin, And flipping it over don’t try; It is most distinctly annoying They never the obverse will spy. Though those viewing both sides are better, And think, thus, all bets they will hedge, … Continue reading

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WHO ARE YOU?


For Day 26 of NaPoWriMo I have gone off at a tangent to the question-and-response prompt in order to pose a simple question and long response related to the core of philosophy, and to the individualism of the drop you … Continue reading

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Can there be Prophet in a Really Awful Wordle?


In adhering to my own rule of words in order and rhyming in Wordle 248, I have had to put in more than my normal number of fillers to make some kind of sense! Hills capture my soul; their peaks … Continue reading

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