Are Pingbacks working for you?

Originally posted on Share Your Best Posts:
Bring back my Pingbacks My Pingbacks lie over the ocean My Pingbacks lie over the sea My Pingbacks lie over the ocean Oh, bring back my Pingbacks to me… Bring back, bring back Oh, bring back my Pingbacks to me, to me Bring back, bring back Oh, bring…

Do you have any interest in Daily prompts? An Acrostic

On May 24, WordPress announced that new Daily Prompts would cease at the end of the month 😦 See: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/2018/05/24/to-the-daily-post-community-thank-you/ Almost 500 comments were received expressing concern/ disappointment before comments were closed 😦 You may like to read the comments on the right of the post: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/2018/05/24/to-the-daily-post-community-thank-you/?_=1538511459262#comments You may like to look at my (recycled)…

The Courage to continue

Mais oui … continue Now how may we continue To inspire Tao within you Blessed you try Best do I Daily vows recontinue Alan Grace 17 September 2018 Previous version (which version do you prefer?): Mais oui … continue Now how may we continue To inspire posts within you Blessed you try Best do I…

A [night]mere ghost post?

A [night]mere ghost post? Will I thy host be mere ghost Till WordPress 5’s here almost Please be my guest Posts liked there best Toast live share your foremost post Alan Grace 18 August 2018 Ghost Poetry I share my posts on the new Thumbnailed Group. You can also share your favourite posts on my…

Bye for now. 600th post- Don’t sit on the fence II

Don’t sit on the fence II No laws prompt flaws in my defence Because mostly it’s common sense Lord say that I should Pause posts not for good Sorry, pray not to cause offense Alan Grace 31 July 2018 Apology Poetry   This is my 600th post (including reblogs) since I started blogging last June….

Time to retire

Time to retire I’m mired in crossfire Past time to retire Last loss prime planned rhyme And reason sublime Grand stand please admire Alan Grace 31 July 2018 Admire Poetry   I will probably be stopping my blogging from tomorrow until WordPress 5.0 arrives. My reasons are: My theme may not work with WordPress 5.0…

When will WordPress 5.0 arrive?

Strive to survive I will still strive to survive I’ll chill stay alive to thrive It now seems alright To wind up this site Till WordPress 5 will arrive Alan Grace 27 July 2018 Wind Poetry   Would you like to share your favourite posts? Your post does not need to have a prompt. See:…

Recycle old prompts

Recycle old prompts New prompts demise deemed unstoppable Daily prompts easily droppable I’ll try to convince you to recycle anew Since old prompts feasibly swapabble Alan Grace 27 July 2018 Unstoppable Poetry Would you like to share your favourite posts? Your post does not need to have a prompt. See: https://guestdailyposts.wordpress.com/guest-pingbacks/ [The above line shares…

Thoughts about prompts

Thoughts about prompts For me conclusive thoughts are elusive Or each two mutually exclusive Sure WordPress stole Your heart your soul More abusive views wholly intrusive Alan Grace 25 July 2018 Elusive Other poems with this prompt (make sure you look at the member poems): Poetry It is now over two months since WordPress announced…

Is Postaday next to die? Share your best posts here

Is Postaday next to die? As I pray to the sky I always wonder why WordPress team stole Our heart our soul Is Postaday next to die? Alan Grace 25 July 2018 Daily prompt: Jun 3 Sky It is sad new WordPress Daily Post Prompts had to die 😦   ==================== Newsflash ==================== You are welcome…

U-AARDVARK2 Daily Prompt Community: The journey continues

True or False: Do U need a clue? In U-AARDVARK2 The U needs a clue Umbrella or United for Maybe we see it’s true The U is for U Maybe we will learn The U is for U-turn? Please track other posts too In the pingback menu May my good turn Help you discern The…

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?”…

Daily Prompt Reblogs now only on Hump days (Wednesdays)

Deserted Last June we felt very hurted Left promptly in cold deserted Bereft of prompts new Theft of [gold] [goal] posts too Fast old Daily Prompts converted Alan Grace 10 July 2018 Alternate version: (which version do you prefer?) Deserted Last June we felt very hurt Left promptly in cold desert Bereft of prompts new…

WordPress journey (2 acrostics)

WordPress journey False darkness dramatic depth crisis Admire autonomy burn guest cowardice Carefree desert island journey drive east Elusive frail glass clock forbidden feast Unpredictable punishment unstoppable wind storm Pleasure sanctuary slowly nightmare layers form Alan Grace 2 July 2018 I recycle 2016 Daily Word Prompts It is now over a month since WordPress stopped…

The WordPress tourist

The WordPress tourist Maybe a new WordPress tourist They insist may never be missed May we please see free A prompt post daily Place the new tourist on the list Alan Grace 30 June 2018 Daily prompt: Jun 29 Tourist I recycle 2016 Daily Word Prompts Maybe replace “tourist” with “purist” if you like? See:…

Jun 29 Prompt: Tourist. Why is the city tourist angry? (an Acrostic)

Please write your own post with this prompt Jun 29 Tourist (usual way) so that your followers (and us) can share posts 🙂 It is almost a month since WordPress stopped new Daily Prompts. Please see: Open letter to Ben Huberman (WordPress): Demise of Daily Prompts Aimless? Challenge (limit: about 100 words): Write your own short…

Quench my thirst; don’t stab me in the back

Quench my thirst Daily prompts help me stay alive Like water for a thirsty man WordPress why do you strife contrive Why slaughter me when thrive I can With life breath and knife death deprive Alan Grace 27 June 2018 Jun 28 Water Jun 27 Deprive I recycle 2016 Daily Word Prompts

Is it aimless to reinvent Daily Prompts?

After the demise of new WordPress Daily Prompts I decided to set up a prototype blog to see now a blog could be set up for Daily Prompts. A number of people set up blogs creating daily prompts containing links to other users posts. I wanted to retain a similar look and feel to the…

Daily prompt Smooth. New Daily Prompt demise

New Daily Prompt demise Is mad prompt demise smooth or rough Do you think love’s tender or tough We see ghost posts sadly We all need site badly Foremost it’s just not right enough Alan Grace 5 June 2018 Note: this prompt does not appear to be working this morning :(- I have emailed Ben…

Daily Prompt: Childhood. Misunderstood likelihood

Misunderstood likelihood Childhood to old Adulthood You’ll be told always do good Will one day Postaday Like new Prompts go away Misunderstood likelihood Alan Grace 4 June 2018 Daily prompt: Jun 4 Childhood We never thought new daily Prompts would end (with only one week’s notice). What are the chances of Postaday going away too? Sadly,…

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…

Don’t be angry or sad: Recycle old prompts

Don’t be angry or sad: Recycle old prompts Recycle old prompts with me Daily Prompts have stopped sadly What was the purpose? Not to usurp us? You’re all welcome to join me Alan Grace 2 June 2018 Daily prompts: Jun 2 Purpose Jun 1 Angry Please join me in recycling these prompts. Just use these…

Alienation

Originally posted on Poesy plus Polemics:
“The Lonely Painting” by Jude Griebel ? how to live in a world no longer your own where your values are trashed and your ethics are gnashed in the merciless jaws of effete intellectual solipsists aiming for ignorant progress deluded new dogmas commissioned intolerance framing ad hominem scathing indictments…

‘New’ June daily prompts: Juxtapose 2016 and 2018

Juxtapose 2016 and 2018 prompts Try my proposed prompts for you too More composed posts score you’ll accrue Dry your sore weepy eyes For Daily Prompt demise Juxtaposed ’16 ’18 to Alan Grace 20 May 2018 Daily prompt: Juxtapose WordPress is stopping new Daily Prompts at the end of this month. My [recycled 2016] proposed…

100 Followers

100 Followers For the followers we accrue Followers important like You Or for more weepy eyes For Daily Prompt demise Will we get ceremony too Alan Grace May 2018 Daily prompt: Ceremony WordPress is stopping new Daily Prompts at the end of this month. My prompts for June are all set up, ready to go….

Daily Prompts dead as a Dodo

Daily Prompts dead as a Dodo We see WP Daily Prompts are famous Sadly WordPress badly overcame us Don’t take it away We want it to stay Only an ignoramus would blame us Alan Grace 28 May 2018 Daily prompt: Famous WordPress is stopping new Daily Prompts at the end of this month. My prompts…