Category Archives: Wordplay

This Simply Sucks!


 Our vacuum cleaners were destroyed By maids with regularity They too much weight on them deployed — A matter of great gravity; Industrial machine we bought, They can’t destroy this one, we thought, But soon a lesson we were taught: … Continue reading

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Monk or Monkey?


Wordle 338 Frozen; rope-tied robes; ‘saint’ rasping sermons hazy; Not of Earth; hands folded in gusts of piety; Holy? — No home; poverty — Wholly crazy! © February 12 2018 Colonialist

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Meddling with moggy in-ca(n)t-ations.


Wordle 336   Trample magic of day into dense band, with aim That you ransom tale cat told in rain to inflame, And dangerously change thereby name of the game. © January 2018 Colonialist

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Creating A Clean Record


        Wordle 335   Design plethora of lies to soothe into groove; Final, none will show; dirt void; ‘clean’ vinyl will prove, Leaving chime present to sponge out the song — When one is done, then it … Continue reading

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Supermoon as Clark Kent; Raining Cats and Wolves.


    The best with supermoons I do Is make them seem as if they’re new! Although this one did last week sneak From all the clouds, the briefest peek; We also had a stack of rain; Good, that —  … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Really Awful Presents and Labels.


Merry Christmas, everyone! This has been a hectic time indeed, with the family only returning from Cape Town on Friday morning and a houseguest arriving from Germany that afternoon. We have been the hosts this year for our traditional Xmas … Continue reading

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When You Gotta Glow …


Internet back at last. We even got the lightning-blasted aircon repaired , and I replaced a blown-out garage window. Just a large broken branch and a bit of roof left to repair. Now to feature something with a Glow for the … Continue reading

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