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.rhyme Is A Crime

Rating: 5.0
Since rhyming and rhythm are terribly boring
They must now be barred from all musical scoring;
Those poets employing these rhythms and rhymes
Should pay with their lives for committing such crimes!

Some nut must have thought that by using good meter
A poem with tempo would sound so much sweeter;
With stresses or accents to make the verse flow,
It's just a fine way to put on a good show!
The best of all verses, as anyone knows,
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Chuck Audette 31 August 2009
Don't worry. It's only a misdemeanor! Justice is blind and you didn't write in braille. Cheers! Chuck
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James B. Earley 06 July 2008
My friend you are one fine criminal! Excellent composition.
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Kefentse Sathekge 24 May 2008
i read it till the last line. without falling asleep, and its not that i had red bull. you are terribly good! ! :) we need more poets like you.
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You said it in rhythm, you said it in rhyme You've said what I thought for a very long time You said it so well, and you said it with humour Poems which rhythm and rhyme are passe, not true, it's just a vicious rumour
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Paul Butters 27 April 2008
I've had the same battle in my head many times, but never found such words - or rhymes! - to express this. Excellent work. Paul.
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Daniel Partlow 24 August 2007
Bra-vo. I'm not so good at rythm and meter, and I've stretched a few rhymes, but to me - those are the things that differentiate an essay from poetry.
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Scarlett Treat 11 May 2007
L, L, L, LOL! Which is hard to do with tongue in cheek...but I loved the humor (and truth!) in this one...keep 'em comin'! !
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Risha : Ahmed 21 March 2007
A fantastic poem this. Loved the rhyming scheme. Your Vocabulary is amazing.
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David Taylor 06 February 2007
Now this one I like, your my kind of poet! I don't think its boring so that's why your scoring a TEN!
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Alyssa Elaine 05 January 2007
Very nice, I enjoyed this poem, it's a great way to start your collection off! I actually had written two books of poetry (personal books haha) and each one starts with a small poem. Very nice. -Alyssa
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