Category Archives: Poems

The Mystical Treasure Map


The beginning of a treasure-hunting fantasy story in rhyme?                          © January 2019 Colonialist Advertisements

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Border Cross (Non-Canine)


Today’s Wordle has rather clearly got the sound of Trump pets, and drums up missiles Donald cannot duck. With hope seek poor the joy of border crossed — They waste their risk; an open welcome lost; For flood of both … Continue reading

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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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