Category Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

A Postal Exorcise to Stamp Out Demons

Invisible creature close by; corners skip behind — Belong in Hell to roam — Strip from hiding and laugh as you find; Put in cardboard, paint black, post home!   © May 2018 Colonialist Advertisements

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TWADDLE in Really Awful Rhyme

    I used the 98-word Twaddle challenge to start writing anything, stop when I thought I’d got to about 98, and then do a little fine-tuning, pruning and swooning:-       So twaddle we send our writing efforts … Continue reading

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Today I flitted round a lot (With fixing things, not like a bat!) And now and then, when tired I got Or found that I had lost the plot, I stopped and had a chat. Or played the piano for … Continue reading

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A Parliamentary Pronouncement

  OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS The power chain will sprout out with rubbish to press; Naught to stay simple, but sound sage, I guess; Rank lies seem same when, from their bag of tricks, Voice of spokesman will tip them to add … Continue reading

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Make A-ware to B-ware!

Day 25  Today, we challenge you to write a poem that takes the form of a warning label . . . for yourself!  Do not feed doughnuts or ‘do-nots’, For both as a challenge are seen; Do not disturb writing … Continue reading

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Food of Love or Poison

  Day 23 ‘… write a double elevenie. The first line is one word, a noun. The second line is two words that explain what the noun in the first line does, the third line explains where the noun is in … Continue reading

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Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

   22 prompt for today is: take one of the following statements of something impossible, and then write a poem in which the impossible thing happens: The sun can’t rise in the west. A circle can’t have corners. Pigs can’t … Continue reading

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