Category Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

This Simply Sucks!


 Our vacuum cleaners were destroyed By maids with regularity They too much weight on them deployed — A matter of great gravity; Industrial machine we bought, They can’t destroy this one, we thought, But soon a lesson we were taught: … Continue reading

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No Change of Address


Un-presidented goings-on In SA with J Zuma gone, Last week the State of Nation thing Was scheduled for JZ to sing But Ram a Pozer has, instead, Now been the one to get it read; His laughter had become quite … Continue reading

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Lost Days, Drier Humour, and a Painful Subject.


Dear Sirs,/ Month that I ordered duly received, But I feel in this matter I have been deceived; When counting the days, A shortage displays — Please forward three more, or I’ll feel aggrieved. In Jan I had use of … Continue reading

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Meddling with moggy in-ca(n)t-ations.


Wordle 336   Trample magic of day into dense band, with aim That you ransom tale cat told in rain to inflame, And dangerously change thereby name of the game. © January 2018 Colonialist

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Don’t stick around when sticks are around!


 A Stickup Warning Cassie was sleeping, legs in air When hadeda, she landed there, And favoured cat with warning glare: ‘A useful tip I’ll give for free, My nest is up in this here tree, And, near it, you don’t … Continue reading

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Creating A Clean Record


        Wordle 335   Design plethora of lies to soothe into groove; Final, none will show; dirt void; ‘clean’ vinyl will prove, Leaving chime present to sponge out the song — When one is done, then it … Continue reading

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Double Start and Emotional Moment


  To Senior Primary first day, R, And Primary, first day, J, Already R has got quite far, And J is on her way!  It is with pride I see them steer, Thus, further, as they may, But can’t avoid … Continue reading

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