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Maniacal

It really isn’t viable To write a rhyme recognisable But you know me It mightn’t be doable But it’s got to be triable No, don’t laugh This really isn’t risible If only the target could be divisible Forty-one words, I’m … Continue reading

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Seaside Rendevous

There’s a Rhapsody the whole world knows Maybe not all the words, but how the chorus goes We can’t refrain from singing along This most unlikely opera-styled song But who pays mind to the other tracks? What of the shark … Continue reading

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CCC198: Casper My Friendly Ghost

Casper was a lad of seven when he entered Greyfriars Priory. He lived his days in the granary checking in the sacks of grain And checking them out again He petted the granary cat Who ate the rats and mice … Continue reading

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Fashion Statement

It’s terse and pithy To encapsulate: short and brief, Brevity’s the word 12 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Brevity

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His Lemon-Coloured Vest

Beau Jest Was the best In his lemon-coloured vest Improperly dressed Was his admission Without that tickety-boo addition Didn’t matter his crimson spats That protected his shoes from sharp-clawed cats Nor his colourful cravats Without his vest Life had no … Continue reading

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CCC183: That Was Harry

That was Harry Fishing was his life Every spare moment Neglecting his wife Their 15th anniversary She bought him a stove Asked the local Tesco’s To deliver his food Friends asked her Don’t you get jealous Of all those fish? … Continue reading

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CCC174: Riddle Me Good

I saw a bird winging on high I saw that bird fall from the sky It plummeted as if it must die I saw that bird upon a nest Feeding younglings from its breast  

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CCC172: Best Buddies

The moon is full It can’t hold any more Put another drop in It’ll fall to the floor That’s why the moon Is best buddies with me I hold out my arms And catch it, you see.

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CCC171: Keen Eyed Jack

Dizzy Behold could eat no cold Dozy from Torham could eat no warm But Keen-Eyed Jack, if he was bold Could catch and eat a squiggly worm.

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My Father

My father, born under adventuresome Aries was hard to please Unlike Capricorn’s sure-footed mountain-goat. When he had a great fortune he would gloat A fortune, note, that we didn’t see Next day he’d swear he would rather shovel shit in … Continue reading

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