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Legs Eleven


The GloPoWriMo Day 23 prompt requires an Elevensie, which has a set number of words on each of five lines, with the following objectives: 1 (1 Word)  A thought, an object, a colour, a smell or the like 2 (2 Words) … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Clean Vegetables


The Day Twenty-Two GloPoWriMo  prompt: ‘In honor of Earth Day, I’d like to challenge you to write a georgic …  Your Georgic could be a simple set of instructions on how to grow or care for something …’ For going green … Continue reading

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Not a Toilet Bond or a Loo Seal


(Thanks to a recent CD acquisition at the local Car Boot, I had this song in my mind, thought of the pun, and wished I had cartoon skills.  Anyway, I whipped the above one up using Google Images and a … Continue reading

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Talking Whilst Flying Over a Group of Cattle


For GloPoWriMo Day Twenty-One the prompt is: ‘write a poem that incorporates overheard speech’. (Listening in to conversation Can lead into great temptation; You might find with disbelief Eve’s dropping of her third fig-leaf.)   ‘Come sit by me,’ I … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Naughty-call


  In yachting terms, to go about Is not to wander round, And forward leap is in some doubt When saying, ‘Outward bound!’  A sheet is not a cloth for beds, But rope for setting sail; And when to port … Continue reading

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Two Too, Too Really Awful Rhymes


The Day 19 Prompt: a creation poem. The Myth Tree of Creation And Dog said let it be To everything you see; So then he gave a woof, And showed a little toof, Whereon, immediately, But starting with a tree, … Continue reading

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Pristinity


(The GloPoWriMo prompt for the 18th is to include neologisms —   invented or conjoined words.  So I have launched into something outrageously humorous, right? Wrong. For some reason this made me want to have a stab, for once, at true descriptive poetry.) Where … Continue reading

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