Category Archives: Rhyme

Wordle Heads for the Bar


For the latest Wordle (352) I got too big for my boots and decided to break away entirely from the obvious pointers to a pub scene. However, my alternative of the Bar at the entrance to the Knysna Heads estuary … Continue reading

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FOOTBLE WORDLE


          Wordle 351 Game simple, string net behind beam;  List teams; streak, ball still at feet, hasten, A sheen of sweat; kick ball mid-seam  Rattle post, beat keeper, score fasten.   I still can’t kick the … Continue reading

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TESTING CREDULITY


‘An incredulous thing, to make you incredulous.’  Which word is wrong? Neither, as each usage to that meaning can belong; ‘An incredible thing to make you incredible’ — can this also go? No, for here ‘Incredulous’ the second one should … Continue reading

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ANTI BLOGGING ANTAGONISTS


Today I flitted round a lot (With fixing things, not like a bat!) And now and then, when tired I got Or found that I had lost the plot, I stopped and had a chat. Or played the piano for … Continue reading

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A Parliamentary Pronouncement


  OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS The power chain will sprout out with rubbish to press; Naught to stay simple, but sound sage, I guess; Rank lies seem same when, from their bag of tricks, Voice of spokesman will tip them to add … Continue reading

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Synchronicity Squared


My final contribution on DAY 30  is based on a prompt suggesting “a poem that engages with a strange and fascinating fact. It could be an odd piece of history, an unusual bit of art trivia, or something just plain weird.” I think … Continue reading

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Sticky Plath-tour for Cuts


Here, I am using Wordle 349 to meet the challenge of GloPoWriMo Day 29 where I have chosen ‘Ariel’ as the Sylvia Plath poem on which to base my scheme. I have also taken ‘Dirge for a Joker’ to inform … Continue reading

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