Tag Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

Shed Up, Curse It!


Back to ‘loads that are now shed’I just simply went to bed;Now that lights have come back on,Back to blogging I have gone. Seems quite crazy that time spentOn one’s blogging, with intent,Must depend on current’s whim —Oops, did I … Continue reading

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Golf a la Carte


We lunched at the Golf Club today; Of golf cart I got in the way; It struck me then strongly How thinking is wrongly, And shouldn’t belong-ry, To have such things brought into play: For walking that ought To be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

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Pet Roll* Purchase Expedition


Yahoo, yippee, and hooray, Petrol price goes down today? Well, at least, so we were told But we’re now out in the cold Due to factors which not least Have, within the Middle East, Nonsense caused, so price shoots up … Continue reading

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Current Affairs: You can even see the wallpaper frieze!


This iceberg has just washed up on Durban Beach. Well, if you can believe it is a natural iceberg, surely washing up on our beach is credible? Actually, it IS a natural iceberg, but it only feels as if it … Continue reading

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Thief of Time — or Adder?


Leanne Cole asks whether procrastination isn’t just laziness? My comment took the form of one of my Really Awful Rhymes: ‘Procrastination is of time the thief’? Consider, though, that ‘Look before you leap’ Can give more time, and save you … Continue reading

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Fountain of Youth


Doctor says where I was headed I was very nearly deaded, Two types of cancer, both stage four, Had me right at heaven’s door; Fact that he can be so frank Shows that, modern meds to thank, And some bits … Continue reading

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