I Rhyme

I rhyme

Out of time

Deliver rendition

In couplet tradition

Unknown by the media

Unlisted in wikipedia

Unfollowed on twitter

Unloved but not bitter

Past my life sell by date

Written decades too late

To be heard in a slam

Or a poetry jam

But I make no apology

For my rhymed poetology

More compulsive than fiction

Rhyming is an addiction

Where the words build with tension

By exploiting convention

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M.C. Newberry

Fri 9th Dec 2016 16:41

Hear-hear! Well said.
Rhyme seems to chime
With the passing of time,
To last down the years
In our laughter and tears.

Tony Hill

Fri 9th Dec 2016 11:19

I'm also a lover of rhyme, in all its forms. Enjoyed the poem, Claire. Tony

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lynn hahn

Fri 9th Dec 2016 07:42

Yeah I love to rhyme. A total addiction. It really increases the vocabulary. Keeps my old mind churning lol

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