Tag Archives: Really Awful Rhymes

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

   22 prompt for today is: take one of the following statements of something impossible, and then write a poem in which the impossible thing happens: The sun can’t rise in the west. A circle can’t have corners. Pigs can’t … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Lovely Treat Meant

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Treat.” When having feelings of defeat And wanting a treat of something sweet, Nothing makes life more a ballad Than a large self-made fruit salad! Mind you, there is nothing wrong   When Pavlova comes … Continue reading

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Drafts of Re-air-ly Awful Hot Hare

  1 Someone prays before each meal, And jugged hare on the menu places, Then we would correctly feel That they’d have put on hares and graces? 2 Successful airline owners may Pass on to higher things, one day – … Continue reading

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  It is the time of the year when Nature sends lots of creatures rushing energetically, like the dragonflies in the previous post.  We have the Toad Chorus going on at the moment and when we were in the pool … Continue reading

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Amos Keeto buzzing round, Sticking nose In where he didn’t ought; Ever whining, it is found, And that shows That he’s a nasty sort  Always wants to bleed you dry He is such A sneaky parasite, And that is the … Continue reading

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Count me with the total idjits: I had not updated widgets; They had got right out of date – Links messed up, at any rate! One would really think a linking Shouldn’t merely lead to blinking, So when that is … Continue reading

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The visitor that’s upper In this bunch Would also like a cuppa I’ve a hunch! How many of them are there, Do you think? You’ll miss the one that’s far there If you blink!  Each budgie is a boarder From … Continue reading

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