Category Archives: nonsense poems

Time Travel

At the dVerse pub they are delving into the fantasy of  fictional characters coming to life, and of finding ourselves somewhere else  while at Red Wolf Poems, it’s some-when else. My mind wandered……….. Time Travel Where am I? Everyone says it … Continue reading

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Green Filet Wordling – Wordle 190

  Green Filet Wordling Sustained use of wordle words is such a strain. It leaves me deranged, dullally in a haze of indecision – to mock or not to mock? I traipse the floor and feign confusion, exchange rational thought … Continue reading

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Wordle 186 – a ditty

At the crossroads one night with the moon shining bright – what dreadful doggerel I  write – darn it, I’ve lost the thread of the story I had in my head. I’ll start it all over again. No I won’t … Continue reading

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wordle 184 gobbledegook

Poppies aren’t blue. Thirteen frivolous inklings say they are.  Strange, their roots must be gnarled, coated in woad, audibly screaming for speedy growth to literary apocalyptic epilogue I wasn’t able to think of anything coherent to do with today’s wonderful … Continue reading

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OctPo Day 20 Late

The OctpoWriPo prompt today, Better Late than Never,  gives us the opportunity for mockery.  Sorry, Morgan. Untimely warm and windy weather discombobulated our host. She forgot to do what she should have done and regretted it the most. The rest … Continue reading

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OctPoWriMo Day 15 – a no-poem poem

  Mojo gone walkabout halfway through OctPo, which is more than I can say for me. Me? Walk this wet and windy day? Heaven forfend. I’ll just sit here and pretend.

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OctPoWriMo Second Day and National Poetry Day.

The OctPoWriMo  prompt today is to write about the number 2. National Poetry Day in UK, the second of October.  My blog post number is 2222 so I’ll celebrate that too.  Enough of this persiflage, it’s time to write a … Continue reading

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fears-phobias-and-foibles

  A mass of little fears, but nothing serious – I like spiders and revel in the height of an acropolis love people –most days I’m quite gregarious can empathise with others’ fears, vicarious- ly shiver with terror at phobias … Continue reading

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Bleary-eyed Wordle 173

Woken by the sound of water falling straight from sky to eye, I sigh. Parts of me want to burrow under duvet there to lie. No – life is out there, wet or not. So the only way is to … Continue reading

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Resignation – Wordle 169

One lacklustre morning, the sun eclipsed by millions of pewter clouds, I sulked in my room. A manufactured collection of heterogeneous words grabbed me by the throat and squeezed. Euterpe, the cheeky muse of lyric poetry, took a hike – shot … Continue reading

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PaVerse DaVerse

Tristan TzardaMake A Dadist Poem Dada daft deliberately doing differently what should be carefully crafted. Dulally design daring destabilisation of established order. Dippy drawing doesn’t do much for me. Beauty of line and form + depth of meaning = art … Continue reading

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Fallacy

Pretzels and Bullfights at dVerse Poets Pub today is on track of modernism, taking for example In a Station of the Metro, a two-line poem by Ezra Pound.    I am frequently infuriated by reading a poem that has gone … Continue reading

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Boondoggling

 Dictionary.com’s word of the day seems to describe what I do: Boondoggle:  A verb, defined as being to do work of little or no practical value merely to keep or look busy.  To pass the time I pootle and fiddle, … Continue reading

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A Major Key

The Elephant in the Room a conversational poem for the Poets’ Pub   There’s an elephant in the room. ‘Someone let him out soon. He takes up too much space and is stinking out the place.’ ‘Can’t let him out. The door … Continue reading

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Wordle 158 – a farrago of nonsense

O monstrous muse release me from these wordle chains leave me in a channel of beauty. So many words I deprecate but to use them is my duty. You sprinkle a few unrelated terms and dare us fools to use them. … Continue reading

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