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Catching some Zs

 

[This one is best appreciated if you read it aloud!]

 

Zapata, wizard, zany, zinger, spritz,

Bedazzle, frazzle, zebra, zygote, fuzz,

Zucchini, gizzard, bozo, schnozzle, Ritz,

Horizon, dazzle, vuvuzela, buzz.

 

Cadenza, swizzle, zesty, guzzle, booze,

Piazza, pizza, cozy, zeitgeist, wheeze,

Organza, drizzle, zombified, kazoos,

Gazebo, breezy, zephyr, lazy, sleaze.           

 

Embezzle, rhizome, stanza, panzer, blaze, 

Byzantine, bite-size, mozzarella, fez,

Zootoxic, lizard, ouzo, orzo, daze,

Amazing, ozone, paparazzi, Pez.

 

Bamboozle, nuzzle, muzzle, guzzle, whizz,

Emblazon, crazy, buzzard, zip, zap, fizz!

 

© Helen Lewis, 2011

 

P.S. If you enjoyed this, you might also like The Joy of X


The Joy of X

xylophone, xenophobe, pixel, hex,

Xerox, chickenpox, x-ray specs

 

oxygen, hexagon, fix, fax, fox,

fixture, mixture, flux, flax, phlox

 

oxen, vixen, Dixon of Dock Green,

exit, fix-it, oxyacetylene

 

sixty, six-pack, box, exhaust,

textual, sexual intercourse

 

xenon, excellent, axe, fixate,

exceptional, experience, extrapolate

 

Xena, Xanadu, x-ray diagnosis,

extraterrestrial, myxomatosis.

 

© Helen Lewis, 2006


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