The guest

The guest Unimpressed wild west guest Depressed in WordPress nest Confessed it’s true Stressed more with new Next best prompts dispossesed Alan Grace 12 July 2018 P.S. I live in west Auckland, New Zealand. Jul 12 Guest I recycle 2016 Daily Word Prompts   The Spider and the Fly “Will you walk into my parlour?”…

Finally: A Winter’s Peace

Enjoy my version 🙂 Finally My mission is over It has been hard slog I’ve got a hangover My Post a Day blog

Daily prompt: Sky. Is Postaday next to die?

Is Postaday next to die? As I pray to the sky I always wonder why WordPress team stomped New Daily Prompt Is Postaday next to die? Alan Grace 3 June 2018 Daily prompt: Jun 3 Sky Please join me in recycling these prompts. Just use these in the normal way for previous Daily Prompts. Use these…

Marriott find our phone

Originally posted on Alan's Ark:
Marriott find our phone We’ve got cell cost complication Marriott’s lost reputation In the hotel Staff stole our cell While we were on hell vacation Alan Grace 20 May 2018 Daily prompt: Complication Jenny’s cell phone was stolen from out of her suitcase. Excerpt from email sent yesterday (no…

Social Media (poem)

Originally posted on Blue Sky Days 365:
living vicariously on timelines full to the brim with holidays and nights out everything is amazing fantastic wonderful positivity spills over flooding our senses with disappointment in our own reality like the rain that clouded our summer vacation … again truth or lie obscured, twisted tales of perfect children…

Dancing with the surf

Originally posted on Alan's Ark:
Dancing with the surf Please do not look at us askance Seize solace should we want a dance Slaves dancing in surf’s high pride Waves advancing with high tide Seas piqued if you reject advance Alan Grace 9 November 2017 Daily prompt: Dancing Tide

Humanity Star XII: Fall from grace

Originally posted on Alan's Ark:
Fall from grace Humanity Star trash can talisman Man’s attention span less than felled lifespan Today time can tell Clue near where you fell [Ban] [Brand] Beck a true space race Renaissance man Alan Grace 23 March 2018 What should the first word be on the last line? Daily…

Social Media

Originally posted on Debbie Gravett:
I look on in silence As you tear into flesh Shred each other’s souls Attack colour and beliefs Anything you can grab Of total strangers Judge, assume and SHOUT My heart cringes and cries At the hatred bared forth My head shakes in disbelief Hope fades a little more I…

Face(book) down II

Originally posted on Alan's Ark:
Face(book) down Now many will see abient Facebook’s negative gradient When price fails deeper down We’ll see less score a frown Faces will look more radiant Alan Grace 3 April 2018 Daily prompt: Radiant Zucked out Facebook share price – latest stock value after shares fall by more than the…

Tarnished Gem

Originally posted on Alan's Ark:
Tarnished Gem WordPress was an orb precious and trusted Dusted with old gems and jewels encrusted Word webs of solid gold Now users young and old Disgusted with Reblog maladjusted Alan Grace 22 February 2018 Daily prompt: Encrusted See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/tag/reblog/ Golden orb spider:

Where’s the Reblog button? (an Acrostic)

Originally posted on Alan's Ark:
Daily prompt: Compromise See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/tag/reblog/ Another email sent today to WordPress Support about the disappearance of the Reblog button. No reply from the ‘Happiness Engineers’ to my first email 😦

Tarnished Gem

Tarnished Gem WordPress was an orb precious and trusted Dusted with old gems and jewels encrusted Word webs of solid gold Now users young and old Disgusted with Reblog maladjusted Alan Grace 22 February 2018 Daily prompt: Encrusted See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/tag/reblog/ Golden orb spider:

ReBlog lost II

ReBlog lost II If you think Reblog loss is not strange Target yourself on the firing range It is not even a close call If you don’t want Reblog at all Recall the only constant is change Alan Grace 21 February 2018 Daily prompt:  Constant See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/tag/reblog/ Finally a reply from a ‘Happiness Engineer’ (it only…

Where’s the Reblog button? (an Acrostic)

Daily prompt: Compromise See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/tag/reblog/ Another email sent today to WordPress Support about the disappearance of the Reblog button. No reply from the ‘Happiness Engineers’ to my first email 😦

ReBlog still goneburgers

ReBlog still goneburgers O what a short shrift event Like no slack regift present Geraldine swore it Seen back, she saw it No, gone, foment discontent Alan Grace 19 February 2018 Daily prompt:  Present See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/tag/reblog/ Also see: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/2017/12/23/the-present/ Original version, earlier today: ReBlog still goneburgers O what a blessed event Like a great ReBlog present Geraldine…

ReBlog lost

I have had to “manually” Reblog the great poem below. It is sad that the ReBlog button has disappeared. Please have the courage to comment about this. Please WordPress, permit the return of the Reblog button. Permission denied February 5, 2018 ~ Megha’s World Frozen and numb to the core sitting and gazing at the…

What has happened to the ReBlog button?

Reblogging When you love a post on a blog To copy the rule don’t leapfrog Just a fool it’s true Would copy anew The right rule to do is reblog Alan Grace 28 October 2017 Daily prompt:  Costume It appears the ReBlog button has disappeared or is wearing a costume as good as the Emperor’s new…

Reblogging

My posts often change. I cannot resist tinkering and updating. My posts (especially poems) seldom stay static. Come back to see the changes. Below are two versions of a poem. Which version do your prefer?