Category Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

Not as in War King*


The photo challenge now running is actually walking — as in Pedestrian And on that theme, a quote from The Mouse in my Baa Baa Black Belt: “ ‘…what strikes you when you cross a chirping insect with a flying … Continue reading

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Fighting Racism is Not Nearly Enough!


Those who get knitted knickers from racism are only on the threshold of all the dreadful discriminations that people indulge in all the time. There are plenty of other evil ‘isms’ to be eradicated, all based on the same terrible … Continue reading

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Not flatulence or a wee spot of damp.


Water Pity (Wordle 317) We turn the tap but we forget Where sucks the pipe to get the wet, And, as we swing in shower spray, What treatments keep the plague away; Imagine tub, no word of taps, No thump … Continue reading

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Lagomorpha Leporidae!


Lagomorpha Leporidae! That I say this you wonder why? It’s keeping up my usual habits Of, on the first, declaring ‘Rabbits’! The only true bunny is really distinct, But poor Bunolagus is almost extinct; The area these rabbits best thrived … Continue reading

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Multiple Shooting


              Hammer down frame of rushing rivers, Dump your list of epic shivers, Hesitate on that late straight, Sense the gusts, protect from fate. (For Wordle  314 in order, rhyming, and with fewest added words.  … Continue reading

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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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Out and AbOut at Random


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