Tag Archives: Really Awful Rhyme

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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This Simply Sucks!


 Our vacuum cleaners were destroyed By maids with regularity They too much weight on them deployed — A matter of great gravity; Industrial machine we bought, They can’t destroy this one, we thought, But soon a lesson we were taught: … Continue reading

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See Sea Crop Circles by Poisonous Delish Dish.


See this and be amazed; the puffer fish is never fazed When looking for a mate, a pattern-making course he’ll skate, And types of puffer fish can form a most expensive dish, Though poisonous as hell, some chefs are trained … Continue reading

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Lost Days, Drier Humour, and a Painful Subject.


Dear Sirs,/ Month that I ordered duly received, But I feel in this matter I have been deceived; When counting the days, A shortage displays — Please forward three more, or I’ll feel aggrieved. In Jan I had use of … Continue reading

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