Sunday, August 09, 2020

1518 - Danger!

 Sarcastic comments—
The curse of the internet.
Give them a wide berth.
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1517 - What? Raining?

 Some much needed rain.
It has been a dry season.
It gives us flowers.
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1516 - Forget the Scurvy Dogs!

 Grandson's new insult,
Fitting for a small pirate—
"Rusty Sea Crumpet!"
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1515 - What a drip!

 A large water bill—
The hidden cost of plumbing.
Ten times the normal.
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1514 - THE Virus

 Strange time to be ill.
People ask anxious questions—
Is it the virus?
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1513 - Day 2 Level 4.

 Day Two Level Four.
A walk in the cold and the rain.
Grateful to get out.
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1512 - Enconomies of Feather

Little bird painting.
Was accused of saving paint.
Just saving colours.
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1511 - Unheard of!

 Leftover pizza.
(There really is such a thing.)
The chooks got the crust.
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Saturday, August 01, 2020

1510 - Thank You

An on-line message
About a long-dropped bottle
On the sea of time.
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1509 - The Magic Question

You wake tomorrow–
Your problem has been resolved.
What is it you see?
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1508 - Tipping Point

Who would have thought it?
Leading the Football tipping!
Cunning trumps knowledge.
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1507 - Executive Order

The slow Fascist creep–
Freedoms are disappearing.
Where will it all end?
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1506 - Daily Rituals

Daily rituals–
To prepare for what's ahead,
To settle the mind.
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1505 - North of the Border

A job in Queensland
But too many negatives–
Had to turn it down.
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1504 - Climate of Denial

La la la la la–
We hide our head in the sand.
But still it happens.
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