Sean Miller

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To Rhyme / Or Not - Poem by Sean Miller

To rhyme or not to rhyme is the question
Some thinks it opens your mind to the inside
The darkest light deep within the realm of thinking
Where neither man nor woman could dare dream of imagining
What’s the difference between this place and here?
There is no meaning of fear there
The wind and water, fire and air is our friend not foe
But we know so little about this place
That we cannot even dare dream of imagining this lonely, crowded place
Were so much is hidden to were we think it isn’t there
But when we try hard enough the darkness is actually brilliantly lit
We can imagine a plethora of odd but yet pleasing things
While we sit in the dark under a rainbow of white and black
Proving that if you try hard enough you can reach your true mind

Some say it’s a waste of time
Having to sit and write or talk in rhyme
They say it smells, foul like a skunk
That it rots your thoughts and makes you crazy
Like a tall moldy compost heap
With flies and old cut grass

They will never see the genius within
And never see the ocean of thoughts
Filling the space in your head you think is empty


Comments about To Rhyme / Or Not by Sean Miller

  • (5/3/2006 3:15:00 PM)


    Personally, I enjoy the rhyme and no rhyme, both equally. I have no qualms to write either one! But, there are many who do not like the rhyme scheme, that's their choice, that's what makes the world go round! Nice one! Remember, you can't please everyone! (Report) Reply

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  • (5/3/2006 2:15:00 PM)


    This debate will run and run and run. You cannot train someone to enjoy rhyme, if they have truly set their heart against it. Ironicly, by opening up themselves to freer expression, what would they do if by accident, they went over a finished piece, to find: Shock/Horror.. an Un-serendipitous rhyme. Would thy change it, out of self-vandalising spite? Dunno, but I'd be knackered without rhymes! !
    Danny
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 3, 2006



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