Tag Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

Really Awful Rhyme at England Getting the Boot


— I have now deleted the draft and entirely reposted… —  — Yesterday I posted the following after posting the night before, but no post seems to have been posted. What, I wonder, is going on? Will this also vanish … Continue reading

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An Inglorious Forth


  Today’s a day of mourning For the so Dis-USA; On this day came the dawning Of when all hell came to play, They left the British Umpire That made them stick to rules, Now have a flaming Trump-pyre, Which … Continue reading

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Chews to predict the fuchsia!


  Headmaster to school leavers wrapped sweets for each will give, Before his lecture on how their lives they all should live. This is done so all of them there fully understands, ‘Remember that the fruit-chew is resting in your … Continue reading

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Wordle Heads for the Bar


For the latest Wordle (352) I got too big for my boots and decided to break away entirely from the obvious pointers to a pub scene. However, my alternative of the Bar at the entrance to the Knysna Heads estuary … Continue reading

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TWADDLE in Really Awful Rhyme


    I used the 98-word Twaddle challenge to start writing anything, stop when I thought I’d got to about 98, and then do a little fine-tuning, pruning and swooning:-       So twaddle we send our writing efforts … Continue reading

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Make A-ware to B-ware!


Day 25  Today, we challenge you to write a poem that takes the form of a warning label . . . for yourself!  Do not feed doughnuts or ‘do-nots’, For both as a challenge are seen; Do not disturb writing … Continue reading

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TO QUACK YOU UP


The idea for GloPoWriMo today is to take a poem unknown to oneself and block out everything but the last line, which rewrite as a first line. Then ditto with the second-last, and so on. I chose ‘The Hunter’ by … Continue reading

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