Category Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

More on Beds


    I’ve grown accustomed to my bed – Can hardly bear to leave it; By day and night I’m to it wed, And then need to bereave it; For every hour, don’t you know,~ I must get up, and … Continue reading

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Weekend Beginning with Strong Points


      Definitely, was Saturday,A day to remember in every way;That started with rampaging BoksProviding the world with some Rugby shocks,Thirty-two twelve, you will agreeDoes make for a convincing victory,     And some revenge it will provide For … Continue reading

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Shed Up, Curse It!


Back to ‘loads that are now shed’I just simply went to bed;Now that lights have come back on,Back to blogging I have gone. Seems quite crazy that time spentOn one’s blogging, with intent,Must depend on current’s whim —Oops, did I … Continue reading

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Golf a la Carte


We lunched at the Golf Club today; Of golf cart I got in the way; It struck me then strongly How thinking is wrongly, And shouldn’t belong-ry, To have such things brought into play: For walking that ought To be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

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Wordle 424 — a Sinking Feeling


Year from scratch, Line discount feared; Finish safe with heat and patch; Hull not granite; ship not geared Single fire by coal-oil seared. According to these findings, the Titanic had been on fire internally for some time before the sinking, … Continue reading

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Water Sound Investment


When sitting on our patio There’s something always on the go: Thanks to the water feature here The sound of trickles rings out clear, And I have tuned it to provide  A really pleasant sound outside; The only problem to … Continue reading

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