Category Archives: verse

Tails of Two Pearl-Amber-lating Kitties


Two kitty-poozies one sunny day Cut short their snoozies and went to play, Both climbed a tree, then they climbed  a wall; There was no way they were going to fall, For both were sure-footed; cling-clawed as well; And full … Continue reading

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Partying is Such Sweet Sorrow


For Wordle 302, another Absurdle Wordle using the words in order, adding as few as possible, and rhyming:   Empty cost; no mercy sign; Flighty and free to bind; Spare jar in the groove keeps wine — Gift of forever … Continue reading

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Repeating Like Beans and Soda


The final prompt for GloPoWriMo for 2017, and one which will enable me (after frantic catching-up) to qualify as having written 30 poems in 30 days, is to ‘write a poem about something that happens again and again’: This poem … Continue reading

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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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A Really Awful Word(le) on a Bird Turd


Mess window in driveway, then add more To sit on screen; adhesion law Forms film across the glass a way; Inside car,  I take from tray, A pot of cleaner; washers spray And handle it; now my intent? Dislike for … Continue reading

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Really Awful Completely US Math and a Trump Pet


What Americans will do With math to make a USA deflator? They have now reduced it to The very Lowest Common Dominator. Is Trump’s love of dogs a flaw? Whenever to his home he comes around, Greeted by a Labrador, … Continue reading

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Wordle Dedicated to Viv.


It was a severe shock to learn that Viv of Vivinfrance’s Blog died unexpectedly on 5th July.  Fittingly, Wordle 256 has used words inspired by her, and I have taken them in turn to frame a tribute to this wonderful … Continue reading

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