Category Archives: Poems

Water Sound Investment


When sitting on our patio There’s something always on the go: Thanks to the water feature here The sound of trickles rings out clear, And I have tuned it to provide  A really pleasant sound outside; The only problem to … Continue reading

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Getting in a flap again over a Wordle


Those with reasoning quite lacking in sufficiency, Of the Apartheid flag now rant and rave, Thus demonstrating mental-type deficiency — The Union was where it was meant to wave, But then, these nitwits have no better source of wrath, Than … Continue reading

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Double Wordle Non- and Little-sense


              1) Absolute Nonsense Sham lift you spray at dawn, Then shimmy down to wrap; Fit choke, call shell on lawn; In corner, scar in gap. 2) Unsuccessful Car Repairs Fit  sham part you … Continue reading

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Going at Unsteady Gates


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Communion Wordle; e-mails Absurdle


        No rain; humility will grow; God still listen, only seven round communion plate? Priest sits, old stories to let know — A string of wisdom to change where lies your fate? Though internet would stay, My … Continue reading

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Poetic Tribute by Eight-Year-Old to her Mother


This unsolicited and unprompted tribute was offered by just-turned-eight Jeneva last night. For the benefit of those challenged in any way by the inventive spelling, here is an edited version: A Poem for my Mommy Your … eyes twinkle from … Continue reading

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Screened


GloPoWriMo 2019 Day 20 Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that “talks.” Try to write a poem grounded in language as it is spoken – not necessarily the grand, dramatic speech of a monologue or play, … Continue reading

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