Tag Archives: Colonialist. NaPoWriMo

REALLY AWFULLY SEASICK SEASHELLS


(Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: )———-> (Click on Sidebar items on right for translations, to play Colonialist compositions, or to visit his writings etc.) NaPoWriMo prompt for today invites one to use some of the more, … Continue reading

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The Really Awful Ruby Hat of Oh My … Goodness.


For the NaPoWriMo prompt today I have based my rhyme on this stanza of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring  Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling:  The Bird of Time has but a … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL FIBS


Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt calls for ten terminological inexactitudes in ten lines:   I am the fairest of the fair: Though I have lost all of my hair, My teeth are all mine, I don’t have a line. And look quite … Continue reading

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Getting Along Swimmingly


For today’s NaPoWriMo I am showing off in more ways than one.  Firstly, celebrating R’s success.  Secondly, after reading the prompt after writing the rhyme, I wondered if I could manage to convert it into that tricky terza rima form.  … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL KENNING FAILURE


The NaPoWriMo prompt for today invites one to try kenning, which is forcing a couple of poor innocent nouns into an illicit relationship in order to have a baby … that is to say, to make another noun. Like using … Continue reading

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Really Awful Empty House Party


I awoke to a house As quiet as a mouse As em-per-tee as it could be But I shouldn’t grouse, If I want to carouse, I’ve got the whole place for a spree! So please do feel free, Come carousing … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY FLIGHTFUL FLYDAY WHINE


On the NaPoWriMo prompt of Love and Wine: I was slurping my much-adored ration of wine And, all in all, feeling that things were just fine, When something soft suddenly buzzed in my mouth – I only just stopped it … Continue reading

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Really Awful Love Poem


This one comes from the NaPoWriMo prompt for today, and it may be deduced that I am particulary fond of the mint kind: © Colonialist April 2014 (WordPress) (Piccie – Wiki)

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REALLY AWFUL RHYME AND A TRAINING SESSION


For NaPoWriMo scene this year, I will not get my ar rear in gear; A limerick Is nice and quick, So that is all you’ll get, I fear! Inspired by lunacy, you bet, One year* I did the alphabet, Each … Continue reading

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