Category Archives: Rhyme

The Winning Card


In days of yore, a Valentine Was, incognito, sent. And this was then all good and fine, But who knew what it meant? When girl who would receive a stack, With face like back of bus, Sincerity, perhaps, they’d lack … Continue reading

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Monk or Monkey?


Wordle 338 Frozen; rope-tied robes; ‘saint’ rasping sermons hazy; Not of Earth; hands folded in gusts of piety; Holy? — No home; poverty — Wholly crazy! © February 12 2018 Colonialist

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The Abomination of Poultry Sacrifices


Saturday was occupied with more involvement on the two estate matters (I obtained a Death Certificate on the one, and traced and spoke to the Executor on the other), gardening, and work on jungle gym, as was today. At least … Continue reading

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Free Range Rabbits


December First, and time to say A ‘Rabbits!’ which will mark the day … I sometimes battle for new pics Supporting first-of-each-month tricks, But now I can snap quite a load Of free-range ones just down the road!           … Continue reading

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One Wordle not be Enough


This version using the given words in order for Wordle 320, has rhyme and rhythm and hardly any added words … but obscure sense: Enigma:  Struggle at fringe of power, Mystery list the star, Swirl on road, stormy shower; Sigh, lift … Continue reading

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Corruption


Wordle 319 See crime prospects shine to deliver allure, Then sing siren songs that to injure inure; Argue such, tilt moral judgments begin, Gasping to feed greed, chime into more sin. © October 2017 Colonialist

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Ring in a Peaceful Era


Wordle 318   Quake! Lock the foe so faux; Bottom, rebel pen to go; Chain to brace the chase must grow; ‘Ding!’ at crossroads hope will show! © September 2017 Colonialist  

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