I Thought I'd Go Put

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I Thought I'd Go Put


I thought I'd go put pen to paper

Fingers to keyboard actually

And try a little free-verse musing

Something that's new to me


I'm told it has no rhyme nor meter

It could end up a mess

And leave my little venture

In permanent recess




Why have I gone now put

Rhyme into this ditty

Seems I haven't learnt a jolly thing

What a crying pity


Don Matthews June 2017

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mona s

Thu 4th Apr 2019 18:02

Don... Totally agree with the thought

Poem without the frills of rhyme seems a bit faded..
Rhyme infuses life, leaving not a single layer look jaded..

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Don Matthews

Thu 4th Apr 2019 15:29

I am a secret dreamer
At times up in the clouds
I'll witty stay and Mitty be
With rhyme I am endowed

Now some can't seem to stoop
An' understand my stuff
I guess it's pretty complex
Maybe they think it's guff?

Dunno ?

<Deleted User> (21487)

Thu 4th Apr 2019 15:14

I'll raise my tankard


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M.C. Newberry

Thu 4th Apr 2019 14:51

In poetical terms I hope you stay
A diverting "Walter Mitty",
Free to choose your own wordplay,
But please continue to be witty!

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Don Matthews

Thu 4th Apr 2019 13:44


Free verse may be versatile
But has to have some rhythm
For it to be called poetry
Don't have to rhyme with zythum

Look up this stuff called zythum
In your dictionary
Yes, it does exist it does
I'm not kidding thee ?


<Deleted User> (21487)

Thu 4th Apr 2019 10:59


I accept free verse
is versatile
but Don,
now please don't cry,
Your poems
always make me smile
but maybe I
should give free verse a try.


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