Category Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

Really Awful School Daze


          I spend a lot of time at school each day, More so, I fear I’m bound to say, Than when I was a scholar, For in those days I liked to shirk And was averse … Continue reading

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This Springs from Springs from Springs in Spring


These days to get one’s clothes online May not mean what you think: That wash and dry this may define Does not receive a wink No; shopping these days can be done While staring at a screen, On big, or … Continue reading

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Rainstorm After Drought


          Grass find twice as usually dry; Wind brings many clouds with a freak sky; Rising in fury, wraps city and farm Within such deluge only stars escape harm. © September 2018 Colonialist

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Today it rained, And water we gained, Today it rained, and after that it rained some more, Today it rained, And you’d be hare-brained Not noticing the water we did score; Today it rained, And I have refrained From mentioning … Continue reading

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Mourning a Fallen Giant


    Whistle at chill sting will fly with grief, Live trunk beside to remember time’s thief, Peace you gather, touch, however brief. © September 2018 Colonialist  

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Changing Cars Like Underwear . . .


Now, Younger Daughter has a perk Of often changing cars at work, So every year or so would find We had wheels of another kind.         This year has been a bit absurd, May, new Avanza was … Continue reading

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Really Awful Loss of Two Old Friends


‘Twas in July two years ago That I let everybody know How shoes of mine had let me down, And caused a fall upon my crown. Well, after that, what could I do But buy a shoe glue that’s named … Continue reading

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