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Poetry (poem)

San Francisco : CA : USA | Aug 26, 2012 at 12:19 AM PDT
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Carl Orff - Gassenhauer

A rhyme in time a beat

Confused then I’ll repeat

If you guessed six then neat

Next lesson should be treat

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Let’s take a look at rhyme

It doesn’t rhyme with Rhine

The difference sublime

Like cheap and subtle wine

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A stanza should be clear

I’ve chosen four lines here

Use more or less don’t fear

Another break is near

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Now what is on your mind

Use words and beat entwined

But if you stray you’ll find

Good critics should be kind

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And draw your readers in

By making their minds spin

A tear perchance a grin

In poetry no sin

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I’ve left this little clue

A ditty oh it’s true

But now it’s almost through

The rest is up to you

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