Category Archives: Wordplay

A Postal Exorcise to Stamp Out Demons


Invisible creature close by; corners skip behind — Belong in Hell to roam — Strip from hiding and laugh as you find; Put in cardboard, paint black, post home!   © May 2018 Colonialist Advertisements

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FOOTBLE WORDLE


          Wordle 351 Game simple, string net behind beam;  List teams; streak, ball still at feet, hasten, A sheen of sweat; kick ball mid-seam  Rattle post, beat keeper, score fasten.   I still can’t kick the … Continue reading

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Sea Hear Now …


Day 26  ‘…  write a poem that includes images that engage all five senses. Try to be as concrete and exact as possible with the “feel” of what the poem invites the reader to see, smell, touch, taste and hear.’ … Continue reading

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BARGAIN POST – Two For One Clique


  Wordle 347 Day 17 GloPoWriMo – FAMILY TALE PASSED DOWN; IN THIS CASE MY OWN: To inject some humour for a treat, I must confess There’s a tale about a ‘sect’ who all in aprons dress; To channel my … Continue reading

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Just Not Cricket


Day 16 GloPoWriMo   ‘Do play the game, old chap,’ And, ‘Simply not cricket, dear boy.’ Are out of date, mayhap — And don’t modern usage enjoy. Strange things go on at Lords, And within those once-hallowed halls, Umpires reach accords, … Continue reading

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GloPoWriMo Tomato Sauce


To enter Glo Po Wri Mo, As I have done for years, To play Tomato Sauce* I go So I can put on airs!                                 … Continue reading

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Rabbits and Bunnies in Really Awful Rhyme


For April First and Easter Sunday To have occurred on self-same one day Does tend to make a double bun-day, And putting-rabbits-in-the-sun day, And teasing them, and making fun, day — That way you get a hot cross bun day! … Continue reading

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