Category Archives: humor

How to

Day One of NaPoWriMo. The prompt: [W]rite poems that provide the reader with instructions on how to do something. Herewith, How To There’s so many things I’ve yet to learn, like where and why and what and who. So who said … Continue reading

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Table Troll

Furry troll with curious eyes watched as dinner his table imposed. “The password, please, else meet your demise.” Troll drooled and lifted his nose. Ominous threats no one believes, beautiful puppy mine. The password, please, you silly tease. On table … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (Halloween edition)

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A Sketchy Story

Once upon a stormy night, it was a dark and dreary time. Did you hear the one about… You’re not going to believe this rhyme. It all begins on Halloween, this scary tale I’ve yet to weave. I do not … Continue reading

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Rodent Robbers

Snap! smacks the mouse trap, as the spring is spryly sprung. The trap slaps shut with a jolt abrupt. Now the deadly deed is done. Wheeze! breathes the brave mouse, as she gasps to grasp some air. That’s how it … Continue reading

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Let Sleepy Towns Lie

The sands of time had ground to dust. The wheels of justice left the bus. My day in court long overdue, due process – it seemed – had stood me up. This sleepy town gave me arrest for stealing nest … Continue reading

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World Within Bivalves

For you, I would move heaven and earth. But where in the world would I put them? The world is your oyster. I shall place heaven and earth in an oyster. Universal themes, these. Pearls of wisdom. Heaven and earth … Continue reading

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Ship Shapes

To fit ships inside bottles is indeed very clever, but I would prefer that my bottles held rum. To ship boats in boxes – though no lofty endeavor – while sipping on rum could be fittingly fun. Moral: Drunk lips … Continue reading

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Vice and Virtue

I am greedy for your charity. I lust after your chastity. While some may call me slothful, I prefer “procrastinatory.” I admit I’m green with envy at your temperate humility. and yet I take great pride in times my wrath … Continue reading

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Street Names

From the dVerse blog for Tuesday Poetics: May 29, 2018: “Here’s what I want you to use tonight as inspiration for your poem. I’ve listed some street names for you, and I want you to imagine what the street is … Continue reading

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