Tag Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

The Dreadit Edit


GloPoWriMo Day 17 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like you to challenge you to write a poem that presents a scene from an unusual point of view: I am a book that has been done And dusted; I would … Continue reading

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Meerkats (and Bunny) from England


The prompt for Day 12 of GloMoWriMo: ‘Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem about a dull thing that you own, and why (and how) you love it. Alternatively, what would it mean to you to give … Continue reading

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Darkest Efrica


                  Though Efrica is famous for being rather black At present, of all lighting, there’s even more a lack, Through maintenance, a lack of, the power they supply Is cut off — … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Too Much of a Bad Thing


It really is annoying That the stuff we are destroying With a ray Turns out not the only feature: There is yet another creature There at play! So, before this morning’s session I was given the impression Vividly, That an … Continue reading

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Things Going Swimmingly — and NOT


Morning spent inside a barrel With commands of, ’Do not move!’ Clad in rather scant apparel The occasion to improve, Has but little to commend it I can bring into my mind, And I rather would forefend it Even though … Continue reading

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Grandfathers Sharpen Abilities and are Cranky.


It is an awful bind When pencils need a grind, And one then has to find A handle one can wind. If point you cannot see, That’s when it needs to be: The lead must be set free To a … Continue reading

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Playing Doctor-Doctor Bracingly.


You will not, in fact, be giving Very much of a concession To admit we all are living For the medical profession. It was eight o’clock I started My own visit to the doctor, And before we then departed R, … Continue reading

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