A High Price

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 8 March 2021, renovatele. About the royal art restorer:

The king went to see him, implored,
That he’d like his old painting restored,
But his poor renovation,
Caused its disintegration,
So king lopped off his head with his sword.

Late for Work

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 7 March 2021, article.

An ambitious young author, confused,
He retired to his bed, sleep refused,
While he found it cathartical,
To pen a new article,
In the morning turned over and snoozed.

Under Pressure

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 6 March 2021,contain.

My girlfriend would solve secrets coded,
But would often become overloaded,
No way to contain
What went on in her brain,
’til it suddenly, one day, exploded.

Medicinal

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 5 March 2021,therefore. This was quite a difficult one, as there are so many possibilities, but in the end this was inspired by a post I read a few days ago. All names have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent!

Drank a bottle of Riesling last night,
Therefore went to bed feeling quite tight,
This morning, in trouble,
I woke up seeing double,
I’ve another lined up for tonight

Cold Turkey

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 4 March 2021, confer.

A new restaurant, across from the store,
Booked a table, but service was poor,
We were forced to confer,
And my missus concurred,
So we gave up and dined out next door.