Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Rhyme Or Bust - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

I ask you ma'm
can you spare a dime?
And would you take in turn
a lovely rhyme?
I'd make the rhyme for you
to match your smile
all while I drink my brew
in perfect style.
All creatures big and small
like perfect harmony,
which means that all in all
it's rhyme or anarchy.

Comments about Rhyme Or Bust by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (12/3/2005 5:40:00 PM)

    Herbert I like the lightness and simplicity of this one. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/3/2005 5:15:00 PM)

    I wondered why you hadn't posted this! Very nice testament to rhyme Herbert. :) Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 3, 2005

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