poet Richard Harris Barham

Richard Harris Barham

'Monstre' Balloon

Oh! the balloon, the great balloon!
It left Vauxhall one Monday at noon,
And every one said we should hear of it soon
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  • Dominic WindramDominic Windram (3/20/2020 7:15:00 AM)

    Brilliant parodic, rhyming poem courtesy of Richard Harris Barham.

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  • Julia Luber (3/20/2019 4:02:00 PM)

    He writes to rhythm as if he's trying to get the 'story' done as fast as possible but there are always more details.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (3/20/2019 2:14:00 PM)

    News from Aleppo! ! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (3/20/2019 9:16:00 AM)

    The six-foot life-guardsman, and little gossoon,
    Will all join in three cheers for the 'monstre' balloon.....amusing ending. Beautiful poem.

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  • Julia Luber (3/20/2019 8:01:00 AM)

    His poems are long and hard to read in one sitting. The rhythm is very very good though and in the right setting, at the right time, these seem perfect to lose oneself in.

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (3/20/2019 7:17:00 AM)

    A great story poem embedded with humor and pinpointing human psyche of criticizing the failures.

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  • paul amrod (3/20/2019 4:49:00 AM)

    An exercise in rhyming with a lot of jaded humor.

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (3/20/2019 12:24:00 AM)

    I enjoy the remarkable rhyme of this great poem of Richard Harris Barham.........

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