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Finding rhymes with rhymer and grep

So when a friend asked about rhyming with taxing, I thought of a couple words, and the two other things I resort to when I cannot think of a rhyme. 1. Rhymer.com — I used to use it much more … Continue reading

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what words may come

to weep the shoreline clean the soul to scrub with syncopated breath what words may come when plans ‘ere scuttled scoff these dreams despoil dark vulture caws one must reflect pungent propensity unforeseen strife

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sacred semis

semicolons are sacred; dashes divine— adverbs, chosen wisely, can be tastier than wine adjudicating adjectives feels so fabulously fine pick through your prose comb with sharp steely tine bundle up your missives passages bailed with twine

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active ink

nouns are latent ink, washy and wishy verbs are their strokes that sketch a story pronouns play proxy when in a hurry adverbs adamantly paint the glory adjectives color both bright and bleary prepositions are prepared to scurry conjunctions gladly … Continue reading

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twenty-six

i hear it in my head the alphabet from eh to zed it echoes in my head when i close my eyes and lay in bed my fingers draw letters in the air but they do not linger there as … Continue reading

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wordles for the wordless

wordles shouldn’t be hurdles yet sometimes wordles can curdles when burning the noodle at both ends surely it is time to make amends slowly wordles have been leaking too much writing and speaking has drained your word tank read a … Continue reading

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breath of beadality

If words were like beads, strung on narrow reeds, I would plant bead seeds, hoping they would sprout. Then through the garden ramble, along each row I’d amble, hunting with a candle, for the perfect bead. Except on most days, … Continue reading

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