Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Unlucky

I have modified the title of my posts that used to be called 'Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time', and changed them to simply 'Five Line No-Rhyme Time'. Hopefully you should get the point that they are no longer 'Topical' from that. Also hopefully, you won't be expecting them to rhyme either. Here's a Five Line … Continue reading Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Unlucky

Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Easter

I used to try to make my non-rhyming five line posts topical, thus I called them Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time. But now they're not topical. So here's a Five Line No-Rhyme Time verse--using the 2-4-6-8-2 syllable 'American' construction--that is not topical at all. Apart from it being Easter. the tale they taught at school … Continue reading Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Easter

Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Sunday

I used to try to make my non-rhyming five line posts topical, thus I called them Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time. But, for sanity reasons, I am trying to restrain myself from being quite as topical as I have previously been. So logically, I have modified the title of my posts that used to be … Continue reading Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Sunday

Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Friday

I used to try to make my non-rhyming five line posts topical, thus I called them Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time. But, for sanity reasons, I am trying to restrain myself from being quite as topical as I have previously been. This leaves me with no choice but to modify the title of my posts … Continue reading Five Line No-Rhyme Time: Friday

Five Line No-Rhyme Time: So Nearly

I used to try to make my Five Line No-Rhyme Time posts topical, thus I called them Topical Five Line No-Rhyme Time. But I am trying to give up being quite as topical as I have previously been. Not 'nothing topical at all', but certainly less so. This leaves me with no choice but to … Continue reading Five Line No-Rhyme Time: So Nearly

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