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A REALLY AWFULLY JUMPY WHALE OF A TAIL


The past few weeks, once more, We’ve had to make a dash Towards the glass front door When whale tails make a splash. And when the winds do blow It is quite hard indeed A breaking wave to know – … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL MANNERS


(Don’t blame me for this one; SidevieW set the theme!)  Good manors are quite nifty housing Where the lords can live in state, But not when a mob they’re arousing, Filled with jealousy and hate.   The manners of mobs are … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFUL RACKET and a BIG SWIM


I crept to bed late in the wee Dark hours of the night, When, shining in a corner, I Espied a dim red light. ‘A toy left there,’ I theorised, ‘And battery running down,’ So with intent to switch it … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY GOOD ADVICE


My NaPoWriMo edition for the day will incorporate the Trifecta Weekend Challenge Theme: ‘On to the weekend challenge.  We want you to give us thirty-three words of advice.  Your advice can be to anyone or about anything.  We only ask … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ANNOUNCEMENT


‘The end of the world,’ the angel declared, ‘Will be after lunch, so just be prepared …’ ‘Oh, slobbery sobs,’ the people all wailed, ‘What, then, is in our salvation entailed?’ With some slight surprise  the angel-type stared, ‘Why, nothing … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL LIMERICKS


Limericks were the order of the day again.  Firstly, this was started last night, in between cursing:  Our lights started flickering madly; I knew it was bound to end badly; And soon, sure enough, All out they did snuff’ And … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ODE, HERE


Another step down my poetic road: I now present to you the classic ode:                        Ode to April … Oh thou left there abandoned on the grass, Such strain that things have come to such a pass – Unloved, rejected, … Continue reading

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DEATHTINY


I dug this up out of a collection of my verses I started compiling a year or so ago.  It was brought to mind by a recent post of Kate Shrewsday. Death is a bony tailor, And be you mean … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL LOO-DICROUS PO-TREE


(Warning: you seriously don’t want to read the following,  and do so entirely at your own risk.)   DOGGY DO DOON A LOO It started with a thunderclap, And then came quite a few, Which made the pooches do a … Continue reading

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DAISY, DAISY


Bellis perennis, kindly provide me with a response; My adoration for you has driven me Partially off my bonce; Smart nuptials will go in abeyance – Funds don’t exist for a conveyance; But appearance will be Satisfactory On a tandem, … Continue reading

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