Tag Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

Major Scale in Sea


Was of fish all, sharking whales Noted when it came to scales, Now, all love a sardine so Comes no ray when note is Do; Piano sole-oh you might hake Better porpoise sound can make — At my plaice was … Continue reading

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RABBITS! — Posthaste.


With great regret, I need to go On record, just to let you know My efforts now for June the furst To post, have been with failure cursed — My bunny-bubble has been burst! So with a post that is … Continue reading

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Falling Damp and Yucky Squirmy Things


We have had days and days of torrential downpour. At first I was happy when our porta-pool, sadly depleted by a burst pipe, filled up again. Then it became ridiculous. Not to mention, cold. Even now that deluges have moderated, … Continue reading

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Orange Meant, to a Degree


Graduation Each tassel in line As speakers, fine, Love and honour the mortar-board — Sign, like a drum, of bouquet now scored From work; and orange hood Interprets just how good! (Wordle 299) © May 2017 Colonialist

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Assembling Grievances.


  Tomorrow ninth birthday for little R And a new bike Mom has bought her, Guess who assembled it – No Cigar! For she is my granddaughter! The bike was mainly put together, But what was left made heavy weather … Continue reading

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My Word, How Really Awful


A word from a poem should give rise to something written for GloPoWriMo Day 29 – the first and most distinctive one I thought of was ‘Jabberwock’ but I can’t labour that again completely. I’ll just bounce between Shakespeare, Carroll, … Continue reading

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Talking Whilst Flying Over a Group of Cattle


For GloPoWriMo Day Twenty-One the prompt is: ‘write a poem that incorporates overheard speech’. (Listening in to conversation Can lead into great temptation; You might find with disbelief Eve’s dropping of her third fig-leaf.)   ‘Come sit by me,’ I … Continue reading

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