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YUCKY THINGS LOOKING UP REALLY AWFULLY


Each bloom may well be a looker, But, to hide there on their Yucca, One supposes is for reason That they’re guilty of High Trees-on!  ‘Ghosts in Graveyard’sometimes known as, Not as edible are shown as An asparagus would be, … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFUL DRAGONFLY FLY-BY BYE-BYE


  ‘I thought I saw a dragon fly Out near the woods today, Which is the strongest reason why You need to keep away!’   Her warning seemed a silly thing: ‘Such insects do not scare When on the ground, or … Continue reading

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Reviewer Sued Rued Review Viewed As Rude


For cunning tries to publicise A novel writ by me, I need reviews to damn my eyes In style defamat’ry – Imagine if the fellow who Had thus condemned my book, I managed to proceed to sue And to the … Continue reading

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Really Awful Missed Takes Would Be Wrong


   So many posts, so little time, As SidevieW‘s theme was set, Should form the subject of this rhyme – But I’ve not got there, yet!   🙂 For all the deathless prose I’ve missed While internet was out, I must … Continue reading

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Ammonia and one there …


   … Lots of moans everywhere; A moan year of despair – Plots have grown so unfair.*  I associate the smell of ammonia with medical facilities, or medical facilities make me think of ammonia.  Anyway, so far the fates have … Continue reading

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TRIFEXTRA WEEK 100 – A WAY TO WEIGH A WHALE OF A WAIL


  ”  We are asking for a 33-word response to the following snippet: The first time I saw. . . Here’s the catch: all of your 33 words must be one syllable each. – See more at: http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/2014/01/trifextra-week-100.html#sthash.yXY8k3Gs.dpuf  “ The … Continue reading

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REALITY: WAIVING WAVES


For this week’s edition of the Challenge from the Sunday Post, featuring REALITY, I thought of being impersonal about it (taking the ‘I’ out) and offering a picture of land and buildings, but I will waive that step in favour … Continue reading

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Jokes on a Really Awful Note


A note comes into a bar and says, ’Plink!’ A note comes into a bar and says, ’Can I get you a plink?’ A note comes into a bar, sidles up to another note and says, ‘Can I give you … Continue reading

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FATE ACCOMPLISHED – A FAIT ACCOMPLI


  Haiku Monday as hosted this week by Nancy Hatch features the theme  (A Twist of ) Fate  As usual I go for all the wrong sorts of things, like rhyme, humour and wordplay.  The syllable counts are right, though! … Continue reading

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Re-hare-ly Awful Puns


  I believe I invented the ‘HARE’ joke as an art form.  Hares rule the world. Hare, for your wonder, haredmiration and enjoyment, is one of my early versions: TH-HARE BE MUSIC! Lern-hare and Loewe wrote my F-hare Lady, in … Continue reading

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