Tag Archives: rhyme

Multiple Shooting


              Hammer down frame of rushing rivers, Dump your list of epic shivers, Hesitate on that late straight, Sense the gusts, protect from fate. (For Wordle  314 in order, rhyming, and with fewest added words.  … Continue reading

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Time Gone By, Time Now, and Time to Come


Time again to respond to the Weekly Photo Challenge: These clocks I’ve carefully restored   As heirlooms that they are, And, in my study, they record   How they can make go far     Each minute of the passing time … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL COCKROACH RHYME


  THE FRIENDLY COCKROACH Hi there! I’m Cocky – I’m a roach… Why do you shrink at my approach? Why is it you don’t like me moach? Why don’t you want me here? I’m inexpensive to maintain: Odd scraps; for … Continue reading

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COLLECTIBLE* RAINBOWS


The SidevieW theme is: RAINBOW  When I go chasing rainbows The rainbows that I seek, Are all the little specks of those Caught up into the deep, And nurtured there by creatures Until they reach the shore; The creatures give … Continue reading

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BELATED BRAG – LIMERICK OF THE WEEK


  An extract from MAD KANE’S HUMOR BLOG post of 28th April (which does not seem to give a Reblog option).  For the Limerick of the Week contest, a first line is provided which may have slight modifications but must … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: FRIENDS – GETTING ON SWIMMINGLY.


  The photo challenge needs some friends, And I have here a winner; The message that this couple sends: ‘Won’t you drop in for dinner?’   Young friends you see with medals worn, Which they have earned for swimming; Displaying … Continue reading

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WRITING CHALLENGE: MISPLACED CONFIDENCE


– TRIFECTA WEEK TWENTY-FOUR This week’s word is: confidence (noun) … 3 a: a relation of trust or intimacy    b : reliance on another’s discretion was told in strictest confidence>   c : support especially in a legislative body … Continue reading

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