Category Archives: Wordplay

This Springs from Springs from Springs in Spring


These days to get one’s clothes online May not mean what you think: That wash and dry this may define Does not receive a wink No; shopping these days can be done While staring at a screen, On big, or … Continue reading

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Mourning a Fallen Giant


    Whistle at chill sting will fly with grief, Live trunk beside to remember time’s thief, Peace you gather, touch, however brief. © September 2018 Colonialist  

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Changing Cars Like Underwear . . .


Now, Younger Daughter has a perk Of often changing cars at work, So every year or so would find We had wheels of another kind.         This year has been a bit absurd, May, new Avanza was … Continue reading

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Really Awful Loss of Two Old Friends


‘Twas in July two years ago That I let everybody know How shoes of mine had let me down, And caused a fall upon my crown. Well, after that, what could I do But buy a shoe glue that’s named … Continue reading

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Really Awful Tale Piece


The Really Awful Fall of Juno Watt Juno Watt is a bit of a clot, Maligning people madly; With her pretence that she knows what’s what, Which she carries out quite badly. Her gossip is said With a nod of … Continue reading

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Traffic Light Solicitors of Handouts BEE Imbalances


  Black Economic Empowerment Or B E E for short, Is meant to say how many sent, From each race, in jobs to sort. But means all those who blacker show Are to be put in jobs, For whites, though, … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe in Beliefs


  Religions that impose compulsions not to interfere with an insect from an apiary … you must bee leave! … are actually going to get you stung. How ridiculous that ‘must believe’ statement is. When you hear something, it either … Continue reading

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