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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 Blank Verse


A complete lack of time I fear I have To thank for the fact that my verse Now must needs be blank; I haven’t had the slightest Opportunity for forming any Rhyme, even of low degree, And therefore there is … Continue reading

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WORDMERGE – REALLY AWFUL RHYME?


  FLOWTIDE   The roogly rocks are hid today Beneath linecreeping curluespray Which follows topplefore display To surgemerge up the sand, Rushwashingly retreat, and then Reforming flowful force for when Another reachtry comes, again Gropegrasping at the land.   (An … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL?


“Those that survive” To tell the sorry tale How they arrive At human race’s fail: Taking this earth So full of what is fair, Adding no worth But raping what is there, Surely will find In humans was the seed … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY CHEAP RHYME


– (Now, this two-ninety-worder Could scarcely be absurder; So at your peril read it – Trifecta will not heed it!)  Dick’s uncle, very rich, was cheap; But Dick, as the sole heir Was not inclined to lose much sleep By … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FLASH FICTION FIFTY FIVE; CLEAN MISSED TRIFECTA DEADLINE.


–  As I enjoy doing, I used the Trifecta Challenge word of ‘Clean’ to see if I could cover the topic in rhyme and in exactly 33 words. Then I discovered that I had missed the deadline. *insert lamentations* I’ll … Continue reading

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HAIKU MONDAY RESULTS – IN A HEADACHE!


–    Right. I have studied the rules of haiku until my eyes crossed and I developed a headache. Then I took a deep breath, some beer to calm my nerves, and decided to go for it on my own … Continue reading

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HAIKU DENT CHOOSE BETWEEN THEM – BUT I HAVE TO!


HAIKU MONDAY ENTRIES:  TERROR    I have now extracted the entries from which I will try and pick the winner/next host in good time for setting a new theme and gearing up for the next round.  There is a difficult … Continue reading

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HAIKU MONDAY TOPIC


–    With utter amazement, I find that I won the current Haiku Monday on the topic of ‘Circle’. Thanks, judges!   I am shaky on exactly how it works, and indeed on the haiku form generally, but noblesse oblige. … Continue reading

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