Category Archives: Rhyme

Orange Meant, to a Degree


Graduation Each tassel in line As speakers, fine, Love and honour the mortar-board — Sign, like a drum, of bouquet now scored From work; and orange hood Interprets just how good! (Wordle 299) © May 2017 Colonialist

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Primitive Family Fuel


(Wordle 298) Snapped branch, born ash, ash again, Where smoke-spirits origins show; From lit limb stories rain — Thin rings from cave that radiates glow. © May 2017 Colonialist

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Esoteric Wordle on Life, Universes and Everything


For Wordle 297, some simple linking of the words in order given produces a piece which could be total nonsense … or a deeply profound thought. It all hinges (as with so much poetry) on how widely the imagination is … Continue reading

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Salvaging Live Ammunition, and in Bad Taste


Another Wordle (294) I missed, and I like the picture it created in my mind and the one (with the help of Wiki and Paint) I then created here.  I managed to add fewest possible words, but had to juggle a bit to … Continue reading

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Legs Eleven


The GloPoWriMo Day 23 prompt requires an Elevensie, which has a set number of words on each of five lines, with the following objectives: 1 (1 Word)  A thought, an object, a colour, a smell or the like 2 (2 Words) … Continue reading

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Talking Whilst Flying Over a Group of Cattle


For GloPoWriMo Day Twenty-One the prompt is: ‘write a poem that incorporates overheard speech’. (Listening in to conversation Can lead into great temptation; You might find with disbelief Eve’s dropping of her third fig-leaf.)   ‘Come sit by me,’ I … Continue reading

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Pristinity


g (The GloPoWriMo prompt for the 18th is to include neologisms —   invented or conjoined words.  So I have launched into something outrageously humorous, right? Wrong. For some reason this made me want to have a stab, for once, at true descriptive poetry.) … Continue reading

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