Poetry Blogs (grammar)
He said he wanted to make love
To her momentarily, and she didn’t
Know if he wanted to commence presently
Or only share his passion briefly.
Some people think it bad usage, of course,
To say momentarily to mean something
Will happen directly, in the immediate
Future, but true pedants disagree.
The disparaged usage has been around
Since at least the 19th century,
And use determines us...
Monday 12th August 2019 11:17 am
So it's cliche,
So it's not
So it doesn't rhyme,
Don't let judgmental
the part of
your soul that
longs to make
sense of life.
Tuesday 15th January 2019 2:44 am
(with no apologies for grammatical errors)
Few and less, less and few
Be careful which you choose to use
Two words that seem to be the same
Are not at all, as I’ll explain
Listen up and pay attention
And so avoid bones of contention
If you’re bothered just a tad
Here’s a lesson to be had.
Let’s suppose that we have shoes
(That’s easy a...
Tuesday 5th June 2012 11:55 pm
I'm a poet
Not a mechanic
If the rhyme breaks down
Should I panic?
For each syllable stretch
And stumbling scan
Do I search for another
Or act like a man
Must the purpose I scribe
Be for passing a test
Or maybe some mention
Of a tale with some zest
I think the audience tell
If they like it or not
And may offer a silence...
Monday 27th July 2009 10:59 am