Tag Archives: verse

A Disillusioned Scot’s Wordle


These Wordles, with extra challenges added, are addictive. I have used the given words in order, and added a mere twenty (twenty-four if you count the title) to give a rhyming story. I hope it is not now regarded as … 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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REALLY AWFUL WEAK ENDS


Weekend is the side view theme: Both are weak, so it would seem, For my head is badly fuddled And my insides have got muddled. While upstairs is out of touch, Action down below, too much! Answer that I therefore … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY BANG-ON EFFICIENCY


  In March in year Two Thou and Nine, You may recall, a gun Was something thought not very fine – Not even owned for fun.  One had to turn each weapon in To your cop-shop nearby, Or be arrested … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL PHOTO FINISH BUT ON THE WRONG TRACK; AND WHERE WE’VE BEAN.


My cameras, left in U.K., And sent on in the post, Now seemingly have lost their way, And reached a foreign coast; The tracking look-up tells that they’ve Reached ‘land of destination’, But then reveals an error grave By any estimation: … Continue reading

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