18 comments for “A Rhyme That Serves A Purpose

  1. March 7, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    Phoning it in is the perfect antidote to writers block.

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    • March 7, 2021 at 2:57 pm

      It’s certainly always worked for me

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  2. March 7, 2021 at 1:19 pm

    A quick tip.

    If you feel under pressure, post a blank space and title it Blank Verse.
    First benefit, you don’t have to write anything other than the title.
    Second benefit, you will sound both erudite and witty.
    Third benefit, it will still enthral your followers and make them hungry for more.
    A true win-win situation.

    I can testify to this, as by writing nothing recently, I have picked up more followers than when I was

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    • March 7, 2021 at 2:58 pm

      While I do love that idea, I feel that to use it now would be plagiarism. I’m not above plagiarism so look out for that post on this blog soon.

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  3. March 7, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    Facile? I thought it was very good! But I feel your pain, and I only write once a week!

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    • March 7, 2021 at 2:59 pm

      I used to only write once a week and it was much harder because then I thought that standards were important. Blogging daily has released me from any kind of quality control.

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  4. March 7, 2021 at 3:34 pm

    When is the final whistle due? Or can you keep playing the ball into the corner for running down the clock until the game’s over?

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    • March 7, 2021 at 3:51 pm

      I get to pick up the winner’s medal and souvenir t-shirt on the 23rd March. I feel that I’m going to have to play a few more haikus to be sure of the ‘victory’

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      • March 7, 2021 at 3:57 pm

        Well, I suppose the deal is you want to write them all and not that we have to read them all, so it seems churlish not to encourage you and wish you the best to complete your arbitrary task (Umm… there’s no replay if it’s a draw, is there?)

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      • March 7, 2021 at 4:08 pm

        I remain genuinely surprised that I get any readers regardless of arbitrary tasks but I can assure you there will be no replays. There may well be more arbitrary tasks though.

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  5. March 7, 2021 at 7:21 pm

    It’s quite the feat,
    Producing a daily treat
    With deadlines to beat-
    Mere seconds from defeat
    Daily ask just complete
    And I pressed ‘Delete.’
    Aaaaaaaaaaagh, Blankety blank sheet.

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  6. March 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    I like this one, could be set to music, a touch of Gilbert and Sullivan…

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  7. March 8, 2021 at 2:56 am

    This one has true meaning I laughed I cried, I skipped lunch

    Keep laughing, It’s all we have left

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  8. March 8, 2021 at 9:31 am

    Having not posted anything for over a week, I’m tempted to follow your advice. Then you’ll be sorry.

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    • March 8, 2021 at 12:41 pm

      Quite possibly. I’m nothing if not a hypocrite

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