Verse

Sometimes I Rhymes: Bin Lorry Unladen

Bin Lorry Unladen The bin lorry comes on a FridayThe recycling truck follows along tooAnd this morning at seven a.m. sharplyThey never stopped, just carried on through They never stopped to pick up Because there was nothing there for them, see? Because yesterday I had no idea it was Thursday Due to Christmas, the days… Continue reading Sometimes I Rhymes: Bin Lorry Unladen

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Challenges & Prompts, Verse

The Silly SOD Verses: Number 2

Explainer: Open the WordPress Reader.Just below the search box at the top of that are three words that are 'suggested' by an advanced algorithm and Eric (see here). This we call 'Suggestions Of the Day'. SOD. The idea is to use these words in a verse of some kind. And this being my blog, where… Continue reading The Silly SOD Verses: Number 2

Challenges & Prompts, Verse

The Silly SOD Verses: The ‘Not Quite Random But Might As Well Be’ Three Word Challenge

"I knew someone would have had this idea before. It crossed my mind to do a silly verse with the SOD words – and anyone that acronym appeals to is automatically a fine person in my eyes." Bryntin "You should totally do the Silly SOD Verses. It’s crying out to be given the Bryntin touch."… Continue reading The Silly SOD Verses: The ‘Not Quite Random But Might As Well Be’ Three Word Challenge

Challenges & Prompts, Verse

Sometimes I Don’t Rhymes: Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 229

Hope and optimism are just two pleasant human characteristics. They must be what gets me a few views from people clicking on the excerpt of the post they see in the reader. The odds of it being a completely fulfilling experience when they get here are very roughly 14,000,000 to 1. This week the Ronovan… Continue reading Sometimes I Don’t Rhymes: Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 229

Verse

Sometimes I Rhymes: Barrels and Boots

Due to commenter Wilt reblogging my latest Facts post, his remarks including the word 'barrel', and my tendency to be near the bottom of one prising up any remaining crud, the following words rearranged themselves into a couple of verses in my head.Wilt said: Wordplay and absurdity are his weapons of choice – drop in… Continue reading Sometimes I Rhymes: Barrels and Boots

Challenges & Prompts, Verse

Sometimes I Don’t Rhymes: Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 228

Well, Ronovan's prompt words for his Haiku Challenge this week should inspire some very interesting posts full of optimism, dreams and aspirations The prompt words to use are 'future' and 'hope'.  Unfortunately, mine seems to have come out a bit umm... mercenary.Of course, that's not what I'm like, it's just a joke. Unless you're paying… Continue reading Sometimes I Don’t Rhymes: Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 228