Category Archives: Wordplay

JUST FOR EMUS MEANT


An emu’s sing thing —  🙂 Do emus sing? No, for a lark They grunt and bark!* And that would bring Lark to take wing! Where take it to? Maybe a zoo, For zoo can do With new wing or … Continue reading

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Annointment From a Hadeda Ibis Nest


Wordle 375 Eggs sway in breeze on misty day Attentive parents drive cats away Hatched child (or chick) in home movies features Won’t sing, but runny tum these creatures — Find the corn set out today Sent back down in … Continue reading

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Electrifying Bogarde at Knight


                          Dirk Bogarde was always one of my favourite actors, and I soon discovered that his writing is highly entertaining and engaging. His friends must have looked forward … Continue reading

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Good Buys and Fare Well at Fairs


My latest batch of purchases at our local flea market on Saturday found me lashing out a massive sum of R60-00 (abt $4-11) on carefully chosen CDs and DVDs.  That Frank Sinatra DVD is full of memories. It has the … Continue reading

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Striking a Box of Matches


              Matches end bruised and with vision all blurred Voices through numb mind have blossomed unheard; Unhinged to savour such! Listen to those Who nail how one edges from aches with such blows! © … Continue reading

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Cocky Cock, Saving Ways, Boxing Cat, Chillin’ Out.


Cocks are well inclined to crow: Raven about this and that; Pecking order all should know: Rookies might get splatted flat. Thrift is quite a virtue when Spending power takes a dive, What a good example, then, From a pulpit … Continue reading

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PREHISTORIC THESAURUS


Found this on the web and couldn’t resist swiping it from the spider and playing with it a bit:

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