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Where have all the poets gone,
.... give up rhyming every one,
rhythm joined with rhyme well done
was once the way that classics run.

Alas, now no one reads the verse
of rhyming poets, and what worse
as they die off no more will come
to keep alive our wordsmith fun.

Is it now that minds depart
from seeing beauty in this art
or maybe none can see the need
to weave a web with litery seed.

If pen on paper flows with ink
then wouldn't I be right to think
that words, as well, should flow along
and fall on ears as poet's song.

Where have all the poets gone
that write, when all is said and done,
their words to gently roll and run
to give their readers much more fun.

Ivor G Davies











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The following comments are for "Rhythm and Rhyme"
by ivordavies

All gone
Indeed Where has everyone gone.

( Posted by: michaelpatrick [Member] On: January 8, 2015 )

Gone
I like this poem. Keep putting pen to paper.

( Posted by: michaelpatrick [Member] On: January 8, 2015 )

Unfortnetly Ivor
We are indeed a dying Breed. But I (and I'm sure you also) will never give up the fight!

GO RHYMERS!



( Posted by: Beatrice Boyle [Member] On: January 13, 2015 )

I'm Here
Hey Ivor and All……. Just had a quick look

Y’all know what it’s like as with spirit and ghost
we’re all hanging round doing what we want most
To get everyone back would be an amazing coup
even “Poetic Viagra” can’t cure Lit-dot-Orgs droop

I suppose old flaccid hands can’t rise to the task
when a little incentive would be all that they ask
So bring back viberators or blow up crazy dolls
it really did rock-on when we had all those trolls


Life got too boring with folk pretending to be nice
we needed more agro and a good helping of spice
As usual in this world there’s always some silly twat
thinks they know better then turns everything flat

I bet most of the writers had everything planned
till fate stuck it’s oar in and life got out of hand
Most folk had to move elsewhere “Flying the Coup”
they spread far and wide some to “Poetry Soup”

( Posted by: Fairplay [Member] On: May 30, 2015 )

Where are the Poets?
Eric, Just found your comment on this one, there are still a few of us around so I feel all is not lost!

( Posted by: ivordavies [Member] On: June 11, 2015 )





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