Beverly Watkins

(Kansas City, MO, USA)

Search For Rhyme - Poem by Beverly Watkins

There's no escaping
the rhythm
of rhyme.
How did we lose it
over time? Did we skip a beat
or tap
a drum
that helped us cheat
the meter
we all seek? Still if it pounds
a heartbeat
that's a sign
of rhyme
in the mind.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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