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The Tweenies of Tweeny Wood

Between and betwixt the Hall and the Marsh, there you’ll find the Tweeny Wood where Tweenies live – ‘tween this year and the last ‘tween this month and next ‘tween this day and the last ‘tween this moment and next … Continue reading

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CCC51: The Wicker Spider

On Halloween Night the wicker spider weaves… a sticky web to catch the spirits on the breeze: Wicked imps and sneaky sprites, malevolent boggarts that give us a fright, streaming through the forest trees, rustling and hissing as they kick … Continue reading

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Which Lights?

Twilight… Two lights. Which lights? This light? That light? Sunlight, moonlight, starlight, lamplight? Searchlight? Limelight, footlight? Nah, headlight, backlight. Paradise by the Dashboard Light. Ghost lights, spectral lights… witch lights? Christmas lights, fairy lights? Candlelight, firelight? Gaslight, flashlight? Ship’s lights? … Continue reading

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CCC 49: Whitlingham Boy

Hey, Whitlingham Boy, are you going to snorkel? In that ridiculous get up, you make me chortle. Your flippered feet scare the fish as they slap into water, A quieter approach is what you oughta. Done up like that you’ll … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Peace

Two white geese Two white geese Hear how they squawk Hear how they squawk They launch attacks on the intruding thief Who scuttles back and rapidly leave None are better for guarding the peace Than two white geese 38 words … Continue reading

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Grandpa Dobson

Grandpa Dobson was a tinker Charged a tuppence to mend a pan Mended tools, wrought handles new Sharpened chisels, knives and scissors too Grandpa Dobson was a tinker A carpenter as well Made wheelie-barrows for the men Made dancing-dolls and … Continue reading

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Skedaddle

Incompatibility, Ignominy, Incongruity Jealousy, Rivalry, Malignity Hostility, Disloyalty, Ferocity Enmity, Asperity, Antipathy, Animosity Bad chemistry, Pugnacity, Unpopularity, Bellicosity Irascibility, Irritability, Implacability, Inimicality In other words, we don’t hit it off Written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt

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CCC32: Too Long on the Road

It was love at first sight The place was just right For a love-torn toad Too long on the road He hopped straight in And settled down with a big wide grin Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #32

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CCC#30: A Ramblers Tale

Now settle down and listen well, for a rambler’s tale I here do tell: I walked, you see … Through fens and fields in various states, over broken stiles and five-bar gates; I took a break upon a bank (shoes … Continue reading

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The Loathly Lady

A loathly lady here indwells, silver-green skin, stained by the fells. In times of pestilence and droughts a lustful lad, lottery-chosen from hereabouts, was tightly bound and to her given; a practice derided as devil-bidden, Now local lads in texting, gaming, … Continue reading

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