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Thursday, April 22, 2010

DAY 22 - WORDLE

NaPoWriMo Day 22
For Read Write Poem

Today’s prompt is from Read Write Poem member Catherine who provided the contents for today’s prompt, a Wordle.
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Use one or use them all
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Rust
Reverberate
Saffron
Pepper
Tomorrow
Dizzy
Squall
Tendril
Crow
Fierce
Flinch
and, the one I didn't use:
Emporium
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TERMINAL BOREDOM


Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Pace up and down; to and fro
Wear a hole in the carpet
No wonder I feel dizzy
Somebody call a doctor
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Shout upstairs for assistance
House has been empty for weeks
The echo reverberates
My condition’s getting worse
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Fierce headache developing
On top of everything else
Every tendril of my hair
Is screaming in agony
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Pain is causing me to flinch
In need of a distraction
Must be something else to do
To speed-up a lazy day
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Re-arrange the furniture
Put this here, that over there
No, that’s not right; try again
Till it’s back where it started
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Check steel ornaments for rust
So I can tell the cleaner
First thing tomorrow morning
If she bothers to turn up
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Re-read yesterday’s papers
Cover to cover again
Telegraph, Guardian, Times
Mirror, Sun and Daily Mail
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Refill the pepper grinder
Is it half-full, half-empty?
Do I need any saffron?
Or should I use Turmeric?
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Open the window; look out
Hoping for a chance to see
…No one in particular
…Feed the crows to pass the time
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
A breath of fresh air at least
To calm the squall in my head
Before the doctor arrives
With powders, pills and potions
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Check telephone messages
For the umpteenth time today
Blank LCD; audio
Mobile and land-line alike
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Turn on my Home Computer
No emails to reply to
Double-check on my notebook
Refresh page time after time
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Four hours after awaking
Seems like an eternity
Was that someone at the door?
Or just a passing shadow?
Nothing to do but kill time
The boredom is killing me
Is the postman late today?
I’m expecting a letter
From an important person
An expert in these matters
Confirming my suspicion
That my disorder’s chronic

My

Condition is fatal and

I must prepare myself

For a painless but

Slow death due to

Terminal

Boredom