Category Archives: Wordplay

Lying in Order to Stand


In public, Trump is compromised as liar — For guilt refer to speeches made entire — Try proof for those despicable lies to stand? None! Tyranny sing, with ugly underhand. © April 2019 Colonialist   Advertisements

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Grandfathers Sharpen Abilities and are Cranky.


It is an awful bind When pencils need a grind, And one then has to find A handle one can wind. If point you cannot see, That’s when it needs to be: The lead must be set free To a … Continue reading

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Taken Aback with a Bit of a Pain


Much Muttering and Motoring On Tuesday, from a certain lack Of comfort in my lower back, My doctor sent me off a ways To get a set of nice X-rays, Once seen, he did a bit of urgin’ For me … Continue reading

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Different Views of Cruise


Today saw the departure of our houseguest en route back to Germany.  I spent the morning in sourcing bits and pieces for DIY projects, and in the afternoon the grandkids and I started sanding the large slide. It has needed … Continue reading

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RIP TESS


Like us, the entire Pooch Pack are feeling the effects of passing years. All of the dogs have been with us for over twelve years. Annie the Africanis now moves with difficulty, the two Maltese, Gemma and Ni(gel), are not … Continue reading

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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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