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Time for another Haiku, of the Ronovan Writes prompt variety. This week's 340th prompt word pairing is Release and Simple As ever, if you want to read proper examples of Haiku writing, follow that link. But, while you're here, it'll only take a few seconds to read mine, which follows. By the way, to reassure … Continue reading Sometimes I Don’t Rhymes: Ronovan Writes – Release and Simple
Yesterday, January 5th, I chuckled at a tweet from James O'Brien, referencing the mysterious current invisibility of the person placed in charge of the UK Test and Trace system which, by most measures in the real factual world, is not living up to the £22bn so far dished out to make it work. This was … Continue reading Scribble: Missing and Tasteless
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: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55391289 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
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
Just in case you were wondering how the UK is going to do Christmas, here's the Prime Minister to tell us all.
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
Welcome to the news conference. Firstly, we are very happy to announce that a Covid vaccine has now been approved for use in the UK. This has been a welcome piece of good news for everyone, I'm sure. My Grandma is particularly happy because I promised her she'd be first in line to get it, … Continue reading Skit: Vaccine Press Conference