Tag Archives: humour

Baseless Fears


I haven’t written any fiction for a while, and thought I’d better get back in practice so that I can do another novel. Here is a fairy story in the meantime; get a drink and a comfortable chair …   A Fairy … Continue reading

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Really Bloody Awful Rhyme


I had a vague idea it was NaMoPoMo in April, but so far the only thing I have done about it has been to write a poem (er, Really Awful Rhyme, mostly) every day so far.   This one was … Continue reading

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A Platform for a Really Awfully Moving Activity


Next door there was a jungle gym Of size that was impressive New tenants took a view quite dim (With kids they’re not progressive): They thought some flowers on that spot Quite greatly would improve it; Their landlord told me, … Continue reading

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A Really Awfully Friendly Cockroach


NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Six prompts: ‘write a persona poem – a poem in the voice of someone else’ so here goes: Hi there! I’m Cocky – I’m a roach… Why do you shrink at my approach? Why is it you … Continue reading

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A Really Awful Drawcard for Getting Rid of Seven Unwanted Politicians.


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) The challenge for NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Three was to draw a card at random,  free-write for five minutes, and then compose a poem (a … Continue reading

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Really Awful Knoll Ledge


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) For NaPoWriMo Day Twenty – prompt to write about what you know. (Written in another blackout on laptop plus a rechargeable light.) In climbing … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge Early Bird Take 2


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Early Bird The early bird may get the worm, But just remember that The one the bird’s fate will confirm Will be an early … Continue reading

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