Category Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

The Dreadit Edit


GloPoWriMo Day 17 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like you to challenge you to write a poem that presents a scene from an unusual point of view: I am a book that has been done And dusted; I would … Continue reading

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Wild Words and Feral Tamed.


For GloPoWriMo Day 16 I am ignoring the prompt, and instead am taking  Wordle 399 as the rhyme of the day. Brenda has done the usual fiendish job of steering one inexorably in a certain direction with the choice of words, … Continue reading

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The Caws of Understanding Crows on You


GloMoWriMo Day 14 Prompt is as follows: Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem that incorporates homophones, homographs, and homonyms, or otherwise makes productive use of English’s ridiculously complex spelling rules and opportunities for mis-hearings and mis-readings. … Continue reading

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Meerkats (and Bunny) from England


The prompt for Day 12 of GloMoWriMo: ‘Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem about a dull thing that you own, and why (and how) you love it. Alternatively, what would it mean to you to give … Continue reading

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Things of Fishy All


                  The ANC set out to be With protests, as usual, vile, Filled with their usual idiocy And drowning in ‘de Nile’, Although from Egypt rather far They show by all their … Continue reading

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Feeding Fish and On Fish, Remedy to Special Needs, Excursion, Rhymes


        Correction It seems I got my facts all wrong When singing Elder Daughter song, ‘Remedial’ does not apply Inside the UK by the bye; No, she will set up ‘Special Needs’ And head it up, when … Continue reading

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Remedial Family Reunion


What joy; Elder Daughter has come to stay All the way from her home in U.K., With news that offers a special feature: Promotion as Remedial Teacher! She is now in charge of that whole section, As, on abilities, reflection, … Continue reading

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