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…

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….

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…

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…

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: Spring Spruce up 28 ~ Post#911: NZ COVID-19~ Anti-vaxxers

The anti-vaxxer There once was an anti-vaxxer “Silly Tim” Who thought that the virus ought not to kill him We pray the family Will still remain healthy A thousand cases in 8 days may chill him Alan Grace 11 November 2021 COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 25 ~ Post#908: NZ COVID-19~ Over 1,000 confirmed cases in 8…

COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 24 ~ Post#907: NZ COVID 2021 ~ How many Maori & Antivaxxers will change their minds?

Maori and Antivaxxers Maori mainly resistant Antivax nonexistent Others are hesitant Really target distant NZ must be persistent Alan Grace 5 November 2021 How many Maori & Antivaxxers will change their minds? Retrieved 6 November from: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-data-and-statistics/covid-19-vaccine-data#total-vaccinations COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 22 ~ Post#905: NZ COVID-19 Vaccinations ~ Will Maori vaccination levels mean Auckland…

COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 2 ~ NZ COVID-19 Delta Poll results~ How may vaccination rates affect a worst-case scenario?

A suitable meaning Let us not talk at cross-purpose Let us stop this COVID circus We are able Let us table Suitable means fit for purpose Alan Grace 18 September 2021 The poll This post provides the results of a poll on a New Zealand social media App (Neighbourly). To view the poll, see: https://www.neighbourly.co.nz/public/auckland/titirangi/message/67008287…