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CCC125: Catch As Catch Can

“Come share a drink with me,” said he. “I don’t mind if I do,” said me, And followed him where he led me. “Where go we?” said I. “To a secret place, where no one might spy.” I wondered why. … Continue reading

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CCC123: What Have They Done?

What have they done to me? Taken me and turned me to stone Never again to go home Sat upon a post in the cold Do they think this foliage will fool me? I am not young but I ain’t … Continue reading

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Gladly Would I

Happily would I trudge the many mud mired miles Gladly would I work my feet Rub them raw in shoes until they blister Just to see this perfect vista 29 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Vista

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CCC120: Lazy Sunday Afternoon

I like to idle in my chair, Guzzle soda, munching snacks, Throw the wrappers where I care. I like to listen to the Byrds, Drone along discordantly, Forgetting half the words. I like to doze beneath this tree; I like … Continue reading

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CCC119: I Remember

I remember when you left us Cold and lonely on this shore No light nor gold within our life Gone from us forever more. And here and now you do return Head hung low, remorsefully Barely strength to greet the … Continue reading

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CCC118: On Such a Lovely Warm Spring Day

Into the woods to play On such a lovely warm spring day. If at the Beech Tree I knock by three The Woodland Mother lets me sit on her knee; She’ll tell me tales of the woodland gnomes Who beneath … Continue reading

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Nah, You’ve Gotta Be Kidding

It’s your confusing style Your ghost of a smile Your softly formed profile Not strong and agile But disturbingly juvenile It’s your decadent lifestyle A voluntary exile Lived on a fantasy isle Away from the rank and file You’re barely … Continue reading

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A Party of Non-Celebration

It has become all the fashion To affine to a political faction Either you’ve got the passion Or you’re out of the action Myself, I can’t see the attraction Of this false elevation In claiming a party of non-celebration 39 … Continue reading

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CCC113: The One

Beaming light A guide in the fog of night A beacon to beckon us home A call that’s heard from far and near A welcome we cannot fail to hear Regardless of the miles we roam Not built of brick … Continue reading

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Not Worth a Quid

The lazy squid wasn’t worth a quid Lazing, languid, amongst the prawns and langoustine Forming liaisons potentially clandestine The fisherman pulled the shrimps and the octopi out of his pot Not a good catch, wouldn’t fetch him a lot But … Continue reading

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