Tag Archives: Halloween


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Really Awfully Featherbrained Rhymes

Once, birdies used to go ‘Cheep, cheep,’ But prices which appear To seem now so extremely steep, Have made them say, ‘Dear, dear!’ While birds of the more snobbish sort – Of lineage extensive – Are chirping of what they … Continue reading

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Take two.  I couldn’t resist the temptation to do another Halloweensie version as one of my Really Awful Rhymes.  It was fun turning the mood around from the last line of the second stanza onwards.   It was the night … Continue reading

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Spooky Black Cat Cackle

  Children’s writer Susanna Leonard Hill is running ‘The 3rd Annual HALLOWEENSIE CONTEST‘, and Nancy Hatch suggested I should join her in going for it: ‘The Contest: write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children (title not included in … Continue reading

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Here’s wishing all the Hallow wieners Some gory hot-dog-ketchup scene-ers, Grown-ups with booze to go with boos, When screams and shrieks will mean good news; Real zombies, vampires, ghosts emerging For peace and quiet will feel the urging, Not knowing, … Continue reading

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