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Michael Shepherd Male, 86, United Kingdom (8/5/2005 6:24:00 AM)

Alas, no time
for line-end rhyme,
no hope
of trope,
no commandment
of enjambment,
only dimmily
aware of simile,
and none the better for
the use of metaphor;
and don't speak meutsch
of Pennsylvania Deutsch..

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  • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (8/5/2005 6:54:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    The first time I have come across someone knowing that it is not Pennsylvania Dutch but Deutsch. It's almost like it's and its, a few more years and the rules get changed and it won't matter.
    It looks like the competition is really taking off.
    (I wasn't going to write in German) .
    Innseedentelly Michael, I thought retired people had more time for rhyme.?
    Best wishes

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    • Rookie Michael Shepherd (8/5/2005 7:16:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Me, I love rhyme in the pen of a skilled operator, because it tends to make not just the line-end but the whole line more musical, as if it opens up a whole area of the brain that connects divine musi ... more

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