Short: On Cheer

help!I'm stuck on an islandwith madmen in controlthere's a raging mutated virusand they're distractedby the bloody flagpolegiddily trying to manouverethe Union Jack up highmeanwhile leavingthe country's peoplejust queueing upto die Link to story: Well, that wasn't very cheerful at Christmas time, was it children? But here we are in Britain, listening to promises that … Continue reading Short: On Cheer

Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Festive

Once again, it's time for me to have some attempts at a disciplined form of sticking some words into a recognised pattern. As the title suggests, it's a five line form, they don't need to rhyme and I try to make them topical. So it's a good title. I start by trying to stick to … Continue reading Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Festive

Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Again

Yes, after playing with names for my 'Cinquain-like but not always the exact same sort of cinquain verses, except for the necessary five lines', a titular form has been stumbled upon that satisfies my requirements fora: corniness 2; pedantic accuracy and, thirdly/. an inward smirk at thoughts of the eyes of readers rolling skywards and, … Continue reading Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Again

Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time

The title for these five line verses has yet to be decided on. Cinquain might be technically right, but reader suggestions for my particular standard have been made, with both Scribblus Sonnatums (posh) and Crapquains (painfully honest) being suggested so far. No one wanted any of mine. Anyway, in this momentous week of a Covid … Continue reading Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time