Category Archives: Philosophy

Another Ordered Wordle Really Awfully Rhyming

A cynical little piece which follows my personal rhyming/strict-word-order challenge, thrown together hastily in between all the dramas of the house-moving scene: As crooked wisps of smoke, the same, Words shimmer like reflected moon seen in a water frame; Three … Continue reading

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A Suicidal-Terrorist Antivirus

Recent events in Paris and elsewhere relating to misled fanatics highlight a dreadful situation, and some choices which I doubt if authorities will have the guts to take.  There is not much use in only pouring invective on the fanatics … Continue reading

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Ornate, or note, or not ornate

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Ornate.” A seat at Pietermaritzburg’s own House and Garden Show Is one hayfever sufferers will never want to know! All features of this Durban home far short of bad taste stop, And yet … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Serious Religious Questions

Does your God love violence, mindlessness, or making you very confused when it comes to time? Muslims and Christians have                 thinking that’s twisted? Jesus, Muhammad, both                never existed According to many                historical types Who say the accounts … Continue reading

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