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Animals

Mixosaurus

#writephoto #bones #dinosaur

Skulls (Image:KL Caley)

The box simply read “unknown”

Bits of various dug up bone

Parts of the prehistoric puzzle

that didn’t match up with

triceratops or stegosaurus’s jigsaw

samples taken – no definitive answer

so they took a rest – in cotton wool

while the t-rex and others sat under starlight

questions remained

as professors hunted for clues

but where would they start – and what would they do

was this a relative of a creature running free?

or parts of a dinosaur – a T-Rex had for Tea?

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Poetry

Joy

#Octpowrimo #puzzle #challenge #Day21

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Jump for joy

Its that day, the one where you

Get to finally finish that puzzle

Some say the picture was too complex but

As you took your time

Wait was finally worth it – as the final piece went in

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Acrostic Poetry

Puzzle

#Socs #Puzzle

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Picture this

up on the wall

Zillions ? no – thousands of pieces

Zipped and linked together

Locked in a frame to keep the picture intact

Expect hours of fun – putting it back together – if the frame gets knocked

Categories
Animals Historical Manchester Museum Poetry

Too Many Bones – Too

#writeclub #Dinosaur #Toomanybones

The Professors and the Doctors

shook their heads

as they watched the students

with their problem

They had been on the dig

for a number of weeks

measuring bones and

giving them tweaks

And putting them together

leg “a” to foot ‘b”

to show off their theories

as part of their degree

But now there’s a problem

in the jewel – there’s some grit

at least one of the bones

in the skeleton doesn’t fit

so they’ve put all the bones

that don’t fit in a pile

this second skeleton –

just might take a while

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Clothes

Where do missing socks go?

#Napowrimo

A sole sock….the others missing! Image by inky

I’ve been told there’s a place

that missing socks go

but where it’s located on this blessed earth

heaven’s do i know

perhaps they’ve gone to that

magic space where the locks have no keys

so they’ve locked on to a pole by a sunny bench

and are sunning themselves with ease

or maybe they’re sharing space in a box

with those puzzle pieces long past

the one’s you’ve been looking out for an age

and when you find ’em will yell at last

They could be hiding in your bag of marbles

or with your seaside pebbles and rocks

but the left out one has now found a right

even if you’re wearing odd socks…..

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Acrostic Garden Nature Parks

Labyrinth

#fowc #labyrinth

Losing your mind

as you travel its paths

breadcrumbs won’t help you here

you’ll need something a little bit sturdier as you make your way

round the puzzle

if you manage to get to the centre

next thing you’ll need to do is to make your way out

that will take a while – of course

help always comes from a helpful park ranger

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Acrostic

Top

#Fowc #top

There’s a reason why they put this label on boxes

Of course, you know why this is – so that when you open it

Pieces of the puzzle (the table you bought) – don’t get lost

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Acrostic Poetry

Impossible

#Fowc #Impossible

Its crazy – you’re given the

Made up puzzle in a box and then

Prise it apart – in order to put in back together again

Of course, they give you a guide – but

Something isn’t right

Something doesn’t fit – and

It’s making you wonder why you took the whole thing out of the

Box – all the pieces are there

Laid out on the table – but who said it would be

Easy ?

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Poetry

Conundrum

Could you unscramble the code before breakfast ?

On the off chance you could do it in the time allotted

Nine letters stand tween you and a golden prize

Until then the safe remains locked, its contents sealed

Noted wordsmiths tried and failed,

Decoding the puzzle might take longer than they took

Rotating the dials to produce the codeword

Untold fortunes await….whilst a

Moment of concentration is called for

Categories
Acrostic Home Poetry

Fragile

Fragile

For years now, people have been

ranting over the amount of packaging an item is wrapped in.

a thing they need to consider is where it’s

going to. There’s a lot of movement in a delivery van, and

if the owners don’t want their precious vases turned into a jigsaw puzzle

lifting the cargo will take a little bit of t.l,c.

equally, it will remind the removals team not to use them as a rugby ball