Monthly Archives: October 2017

Daily prompt: Unanswerable questions

DAILY PROMPT Succumb There are many, many things I don’t understand in this life, but the one I find most puzzling at the moment is why some people feel the need to amass more money than they could possibly need … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Instant memory

DAILY PROMPT Cloaked Anyone who’s read this blog over the years will know that I regard my Alma Mater with deep and abiding hostility, and while I don’t hold it responsible for the screw-up I became (we are all ultimately … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: The unlovely side of us

DAILY PROMPT Fraud Human nature being what it is, it seems fair to assume that fraud has been alive and well and living among us since we first crawled out of the primordial slime. And back in the days when … Continue reading

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Emily’s word: Pineapple

The rough end of the pineapple Is never fun. But hey, These days you would litigate To make it go away. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/tame/

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Emily’s word: Bougainvillea

The bougainvillea’s bright flower’s Not all that it’s about. The thorns beneath that pretty face Would gouge your eyeballs out. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/believe/

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Emily’s word: Cement

Cement is no longer one of those things Environmentalists consider friendly. I see their point. But then again, The best way to preserve the planet Would be To remove Us. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/elastic/

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Emily’s word: Parmigiana

‘I think’, said the veal parmigiana, ‘I’d much rather be a banana. At least then a fellow Could lie there and mellow Cocooned in a blissful mañana’. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/genius/

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Emily’s word: Sophisticated…

…as an acrostic. So today is set to rain, Or at least drizzle. Perhaps it knew – However these things are passed around In the weather circle’s Sophisticated form of bush telegraph – That finally, I Could no longer procrastinate … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Whaddya reckon?

DAILY PROMPT Deny You can’t deny that some professions are more taxing than others. Emily’s Word Shearer  A shearer at Goonoo Goonoo* Thought a change of vocation was due. If you had to clutch A sheep to your crutch Day … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: The ticklish business of alternatives

DAILY PROMPT Interest In the interests of rezipping my unruly mouth, here is my response to my daughter’s word for the day. Today’s word was chickpea. There once was a chickpea called Fred Who couldn’t sort out in his head … Continue reading

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