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I Lasso’d

Historical names for February include the Old English terms Solmonath (mud month) and Kale-monath (named for cabbage). All of which is a bit weird, but who wouldn’t want a birthday right now to cheer things along? I hope yours will … Continue reading

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Cake senryu

I have, for no good reason except that I like it, been considering cake. Chocolate cake, ice cream cake, carrot cake … I’ve no particular favourite, and I don’t eat it very often, but it’s worth a thought, a poem … Continue reading

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Hide and Take – Glosa

Children hide and seek, hide and sneak; that’s the way it is, and it’s always fun. The ending here may not quite be the expected one but then it’s October when things don’t always do the expected, and who wouldn’t … Continue reading

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