Category Archives: Poems

Wordle as an Equestrian Mishap


              Horse sleepy: cinch to sign up fine; Junk that child rider cannot bud? Chimes true . . . but strikes trunk of trees in line, Girth parts; on snow shows blood! © November … Continue reading

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An Astrology Charlatan.


    Where shine, show chain of stars in line; Calculus, with root of nine; Sliver sets game afoot to feign a train — A crime one should disdain, To falsify such design.     © September 2018 Colonialist  

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Cheap Holiday


The selection of words for this week’s Wordle effort, given my aim of adding fewest words, using the words in order, and creating a rhyme with some sort of sense (although sense is not important), is utterly fiendish. Cruel. Sadistic. … Continue reading

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Assault with Violins; or Fiddles in High Places.


WORDLE 356 Tell none: alone at fiddle take a shot, Late, as a treat in tower you have got; Pass bow so as to harm, but not sound funny — Put breath into the  call,  with tone like honey. © … Continue reading

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FOOTBLE WORDLE


          Wordle 351 Game simple, string net behind beam;  List teams; streak, ball still at feet, hasten, A sheen of sweat; kick ball mid-seam  Rattle post, beat keeper, score fasten.   I still can’t kick the … Continue reading

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Synchronicity Squared


My final contribution on DAY 30  is based on a prompt suggesting “a poem that engages with a strange and fascinating fact. It could be an odd piece of history, an unusual bit of art trivia, or something just plain weird.” I think … Continue reading

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Sticky Plath-tour for Cuts


Here, I am using Wordle 349 to meet the challenge of GloPoWriMo Day 29 where I have chosen ‘Ariel’ as the Sylvia Plath poem on which to base my scheme. I have also taken ‘Dirge for a Joker’ to inform … Continue reading

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