Category Archives: Rhyme

Green Female and Blackmail


Wordle 291 Not easy to make any sense out of using all the words in the given order, while also creating a rhyme, this week!   In green ball gown she rings the bell; After admittance, a penguin-suited Waiter will lead her … Continue reading

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Empty Revenge


  Wordle 290 Beasts relish boons they expect revenge may give, A wish brims to splinter and bruise; Blanks always flash where  a story of mercy might live, But,  peeling delusion,  they lose. © March 2017 Colonialist

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Wordle 288 … Where the Cap Fits …


No angel, but some feathered jinx That on this planet such shallow, hollow Doctrines implanted with their stinks, Expecting us to follow! With a sigh, we decide to leave each cult to bleed or spin Shamelessly into the news with … Continue reading

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Really Splashing Out Last Weekend


On Friday afternoon after school a week ago (yes, I haven’t had time to post) the kids went to the Olympic pool, and after return spent some time in our vinyl puddle. On Saturday we went to a birthday party … Continue reading

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Saved by Loan Sharks


Wordle 287 Marooned; no hope when the boom was lost; Rescuers deny line – we must sign a deal To fill which, sky would seem the cost; Rather swing into stream and drift, we feel! © February 2017 Colonialist

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Lasting Prayers


Wordle 284 Prayers carved into brown doors, On papers fingernails must prise, Or fire-etched on floors, Or bled in stone to show the wise — The body of such messages has streamed As soldiers, fighting longer than is dreamed. © … Continue reading

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Bits of Blocked-out Sunlight


© February 2017 Colonialist

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