Category Archives: political satire

Trying time trying tying puppet strings back together.


A judgment that dismisses an appallingly biased and inept head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, is to be appealed by President Jacob Zuma. This is hardly a surprise. Although a disaster at running a country, Zuma has brought appeals … Continue reading

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One Wordle not be Enough


This version using the given words in order for Wordle 320, has rhyme and rhythm and hardly any added words … but obscure sense: Enigma:  Struggle at fringe of power, Mystery list the star, Swirl on road, stormy shower; Sigh, lift … Continue reading

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Corruption


Wordle 319 See crime prospects shine to deliver allure, Then sing siren songs that to injure inure; Argue such, tilt moral judgments begin, Gasping to feed greed, chime into more sin. © October 2017 Colonialist

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REALLY AWFUL, DIS GRACE


Disgrace she is, disgrace she left in, disgrace complete dis Grace; And isn’t she just graceless when she puts on angry face? Her kids need discipline, it seems, as do their female friends, And she just loves to give it … Continue reading

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Trump Pets


Wordle 313 has set a fairly clear direction: In orange flickers march, by lies and evil led — To these, left statues there no right will be — Sad mission, to destroy stability; The facts: to torches and a hood … Continue reading

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Burlesque South Africa


‘Burlesque’ definition: an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something … The show in South Africa put on by government and citizens generally is extending its run indefinitely, with an ever-expanding cast, constantly added material, and a steady downslide into … Continue reading

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GloPo Ketchup Really Awfully Saucily


  I swear to you, I did not know That it is now GloPoWriMo, Where, so far, I have giv’n a go For four times in unbroken row.  Hmm. Thirty pomes in thirty days? But ‘one per day’ no rule … Continue reading

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