Treasure Island

Francis Duggan


A Liking For Rhyme


My literary tastes have not changed with the passing of time
I have always been one with a liking for rhyme
To rhyme is so easy as some like to say
Though rhymers seem so out of fashion today
But I am a lover of ballad and song
And rhymes with a lilt that just jingle along
I loved reading the old rhyming verse as a boy
Something to this day I do thoroughly enjoy
Some literary dons refer to a rhymer as a doggerel poet
As not anyone worthy of literary note
From the Poets Club with their words rhymers they exclude
For educated people they seem rather rude
But I am a fan of good old rhyming stuff
And for many years now I have been a rhyme buff.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

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  • Stevie Taite (12/11/2012 6:21:00 AM)

    Hahaha! I think in rhyme most of the time.Its part of my make up a suits me just fine. I dabble in prose, I'm alright I suppose but rhyming done well.......'gainst the snobs, we rebel! (Report) Reply

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