Jenny’s Swan Song # Transition

It’s Jenny’s last day at SIKA today! Don’t cry Jenny! Jenny’s swan song Say goodbye, all SIKA workers As we sing Jenny’s swan song How it breaks my heart to leave you Now my SIKA job is gone High above the dawn is waiting And my tears are falling rain For my SIKA job is…

Jenny is Goneburgers tomorrow! #Transition

After resigning (and unresigning) twice from SIKA in NZ, Jenny is finally retiring tomorrow! Maybe the third  E should be Entertain and cuddle Alan! ____________________ Jenny is Goneburgers Tomorrow! Retirement Welcome to the world Of waking up late Being disoriented And forgetting the date Get into the habit Of having lots of fun Not being…

Xero’s Birthday #Transition

Nekro’s henchman Xero, Nekro’s henchman, now old and grey Even on his birthday I hear him come and go, With stealthy swift unmeaning to and fro, Muttering low, Perchance Time drives the merry-go-round whose track Is the zodiac; His name is No-man’s-friend; And his gabbling parrot-talk has neither trend, Beginning, nor end. Senseless and daft…

I DO NOT LIKE SAP; TIME TO SCRAM. PROMPT: GREEN

It was supposed to be Jenny’s last day at work today. Despite almost three month’s notice, a replacement for Jenny has not been found. Jenny has agreed to stay on (temporarily). Jenny’s work is in the final stage of migrating to SAP. Here’s the poem I wrote, based on Green Eggs and Ham by Dr…

COVID Odyssey: Winter Warning Omicron second wave~ Auckland cases in June 4.4x in one day~ NZ cases over 10,000 yesterday #PLAY

NZ new community cases topped 10,000 (10,290) yesterday (6 July) for the first time in months (since circa 21 April). See: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/10290-community-cases-522-hospitalisations-10-icu-12-deaths https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/10294-community-cases-524-hospitalisations-14-icu-18-deaths https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/13511-community-cases-30-deaths-past-two-days-500-hospitalisations-15-icu-today Update: on 8 July, instead of 13,334 new cases, there were actually 9,318 (over 4,200 less). See: https://www.neighbourly.co.nz/public/auckland/titirangi/message/68319118 https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/nz-covid-19-case-numbers-corrected-9318 https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/13344-community-cases-587-hospitalisations-9-icu-23-deaths On 27 June Auckland new community cases went up to 1,796…

Bonus Green Bottle, it is. May the Fourth be with you! Today’s prompts for 4 May 2022: GREEN & HOPE

My hope (and Yoda’s hope) for all of you today: For all my Green Bottle posts see: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/ The prompt for 4 May 2016 was HOPE: https://wordpress.com/dailypost/prompts/Hope The prompt for 9 April 2016 was GREEN: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/Green Also see: 3 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 28 April 2022: GREEN & SOLITUDE Solitude: To Yoda, An Ode…

2 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 29 April 2022: GREEN & CURVE

Somewhere over the rainbow Green birds fly Birds fly over the rainbow Why then, oh, why can’t I? https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/judygarland/overtherainbow.html The endangered Kakapo, a flightless New Zealand parrot. Below is one of my favourite prints I have: kakapo and chick by Merrilyn Jaquiery https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/merrilyn-jaquiery-art-print-840891866 go grow a rainbow learning curves rainbow red, orange, yellow green, blue,…

3 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 28 April 2022: GREEN & SOLITUDE

Solitude: To Yoda, An Ode Green bark a prism creates, Feel the pull of earth, you must. Rotates, a slime of endless hates, Can hold me not, this world’s crust. Friendship’s ties, isolation Deflates, Succumbs, my spaceship, to bitter rust. Mist, my soul forever permeates, Lift-off, booms the rocket’s thrust. My spirit when light returns,…

6 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 25 April 2022: GREEN & WHISPER

The Call of the Forest What does the forest whisper With every wind-stirred leaf, From many-centuried oak tree To hour-old blossom-sheaf? What does the forest whisper When nightingales are dumb And cícadas fall silent? The forest whispers, ‘Come’. Urgyen Sangharakshita For the rest of this poem see below or at the end of this post….

7 Green Bottles. Prompts for 24 April 2022: GREEN & BORROWED

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. Native American Proverb What did you do in Earth Week to make our planet great for children in the future? This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you…

10 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 21 April 2022: GREEN & LOCKED

Lockdown (an acrostic) Locked down nation Open vaccination Cancel vacation Keep limitation Domestic education Odd organisation Work domestication New normalisation Locked down nation Open vaccination Cancel vacation Keep limitation End congregation Doomed sales generation Unsure duration Political obfuscation Alan Grace 20 April 2022 For my other acrostics see: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/?s=acrostic My poem was inspired by the…

11 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 20 April 2022: GREEN & FOG

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. Sadly new…

12 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 19 April 2022: GREEN & FAKE

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. WordPress Daily…

13 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 18 April 2022: GREEN & CLOSET

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. WordPress Daily…

14 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 17 April 2022: GREEN & BREATH

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. A breath…

Black is the new Easter Green; 16 Green Bottles #Green#Bottle

New Easter Green Dark blacks are the new Easter Green New Pingbacks are no longer seen On the daily prompt site They don’t appear alright Bring back prompt pingbacks to the screen Alan Grace 13 April 2022 Green paua shell cross I’m a mere mathematician Not even a statistician Embossed paua shell Silvered cross well…

Random Recycled Prompts & 17 Green Bottles #Green

Random prompts are green! Please pretty [green] please WordPress Prompts need to seem a success I hope you have seen Random prompts are green We thank you WordPress God Bless Alan Grace 10 April 2022 Click below to see: Posts for two random recycled prompts starting with Y & Z from 2016 – 2018 [Link…

Pingbacks for GREEN #Green#Screen

Pingbacks A pingback for GREEN May always be seen You will get the gist Your post on my list Up upon your screen Alan Grace 13 April 2022 In your post, when you link to some else’s post, WordPress will automatically create a link “pinging” back to your post (at the bottom of the post…

COVID-19: When will NZ go Orange or Green? #Green#Newspaper

Traffic light green I’m not a mighty magician Or even a statistician When will NZ be seen With a traffic light green I’m a mere mathematician Alan Grace 11 April 2022 Update: NZ went to Orange at 11.59pm on Wednesday 13 April. New Zealand has now had 500 deaths with COVID-19. See: 7,592 community cases;…

Bloganuary 27 Jan #Green#Solitude

My answer: Into the bush Bloganuary We’ve now Bloganuary seen Many bloggers seemed very keen For best solitude Could you go bush nude Would background seem better dressed green Alan Grace 10 April 2022 Green Solitude Share your best posts (with a prompt) Share your best posts Click above to see the posts. Copy and…

Resources for the prompt: GREEN#Green

Originally posted on Share Your Best Posts:
Below we have resources for GREEN and GENIUS. This may provide inspiration for this month’s WordPrompt. WordPress has started a new monthly WordPrompt. To join in on the fun, add “WordPrompt” as a tag to your post, allowing your content to be discovered more easily in the Reader,…

Will we get Daily prompts soon?#Green#Inchoate

Progress? Once ’twas really obscene Worse than we’ve ever seen Daily prompts were all gone With monthly prompts turned on The traffic light’s now green Alan Grace 6 April 2022 WordPress has started a new monthly WordPrompt. To join in on the fun, add “WordPrompt” as a tag to your post, allowing your content to…

COVID Odyssey: NZ New Year Fear 39 Post #966~ NZ COVID-19: Results for Poll~ When will half of NZ population be infected?

In a recent Poll on an NZ social media website we had these votes: Here is the full question: See:https://www.neighbourly.co.nz/public/auckland/titirangi/message/67463549 We assume that: There will be no Lockdowns. The dominant variant will be Omicron in the next six months. There will not be any significant improvement in vaccines in the next six months. We will…