Tag Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

Sporting Flora and Fauna


The Proteas when picked all wilt — Of sterner stuff they should be built: To bat effectively for hours You cannot be a bunch of flowers, And for your bowling to take wing Your step must have the proper spring, … Continue reading

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Well-suited to a Trophy


Well, the netball all went well, And Jeneva buzzed around; But I do now need to tell What at Swim School then she found. Her eight-hundred metre badge To her duly handed out, But she didn’t get to cadge ‘One-five’ … Continue reading

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From Bed to Hearse?


My cold is unabated though To sleep it off I’ve tried, Through this whole morning didn’t go For any time outside; The cats thought this was marvellous And cuddled up with me Though one might think, inside the house They … Continue reading

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Registering Attendance


One discussion by the Hort. Soc. Board, Joined by Oscar; not untoward; All decisions made will need His opinion one should heed. Two hungry ibis standing on a wall, To be fed have made a call, Knock on door till … Continue reading

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Really Awful Hate Speech


I do so loathe and detest those Who do a public slaughter, And anybody who goes To denigrate a daughter. And detest those who to beaches Go to litter and despoil Including the foul creatures Who will leave a spill … Continue reading

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See-saw Continues, and what Nature Abohors


You will have admired the saw-work You saw me perform near the pool; Indeed, I have added there maw work — That I stomach it, am I a fool? But new branch I have now created With technology’s most cutting … Continue reading

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I Came, I Sawed, Nowhere Near Yet Conquered


Before and after pictures show How much sawing on the go, But more grief has to be faced Before pool can get replaced Now consensus that I see  Is that pool dug in should be; With all steps earth out … Continue reading

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