Category Archives: Rhyme

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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Trump Pets


Wordle 313 has set a fairly clear direction: In orange flickers march, by lies and evil led — To these, left statues there no right will be — Sad mission, to destroy stability; The facts: to torches and a hood … Continue reading

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No Gig


        For Wordle 312   Bag party answer: best band back to play? But agent with a laugh blows smoke your way, And tries to push the price to squeeze blood from a stone — With coffers bare, reflect … Continue reading

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My Worldle be my Bondle


  This chain reaction to Wordle 311 is, as usual for me, aimed at using the given words in order, adding as few as possible, and rhyming. I abandoned the idea of putting ‘colonel’ instead of ‘kernel’ with some reluctance — … Continue reading

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New Front Matter for Tabika


While reformatting my earlier novels Tabika and Tabika Book Two for the forthcoming new editions, I had an impulse to set the tone of Book Two with a new rhyme.  I think it works quite well,  and Tabitha, lying on my desk … Continue reading

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