Plea to the Muse

I'd like to write a trim, fit rhyme

free of sugary clot and cloy:

my bombast (so they say)'s a crime;

simplicity is health and joy!


I'd love to jot an epigram

(an agile zing, a wee quick dart)

but I'm a thick and fatty ham.

Teach me a leaner, limber art.

Poetry by Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2018-07-09 at 12:14

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Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
I can't stop chuckling. Well done!