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Ban a vowel

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Dave B
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Re: Ban a vowel

#41 Postby Dave B » June 10th, 2014, 11:18 am

Latest post of the previous page:

Welcome back, Emma! :wave:

And :notworthy: I am impressed.
"Look forward; yesterday was a lesson, if you did not learn from it you wasted it."
Me, 2015

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jaywhat
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Re: Ban a vowel

#42 Postby jaywhat » June 10th, 2014, 11:26 am

love it :pointlaugh:

here, off topic, is a piece I wrote a couple of weeks ago which has Shelley's end rhymes tucked away in there (eg land, stone, sand, frown, command, read, things, fed, appear,kings despair, decay, bare,away.)

Another Ozymandias

Whatever land he came from
it was built in stone and very old
had lots of sand was very dry
enough to make him frown all day.
Tried to command the sun to go in
but everything he ever read made no sense
full of things beyond his ken.
Any animal he ever fed standing by the fence
did not appear too pleased at all -
four legged kings and sometimes men.
Despair was stencilled on their brows
decay was everywhere about them
bare land without a growing crop.
Away; he felt he had to go away.

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Re: Ban a vowel

#43 Postby kbell » June 11th, 2014, 2:05 pm

Blimey, you two, very impressive. How long do they take you? :shock:
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animist
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Re: Ban a vowel

#44 Postby animist » June 11th, 2014, 6:30 pm

kbell wrote:Blimey, you two, very impressive. How long do they take you? :shock:

go on KBell, choose some poem and mangle it by suppressing a vowel :wink:

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jaywhat
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Clerihew ?

#45 Postby jaywhat » June 13th, 2014, 4:55 pm

How about a clerihew -

Mr Nigel Farag
was let out at large
with alcoholic expectorate
to fool the entire electorate


invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley.
First line - A name (often famous), rhyme scheme AABB, (often forced/foreign) - line length and metre irregular (or not)

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animist
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Re: Clerihew ?

#46 Postby animist » June 13th, 2014, 10:22 pm

jaywhat wrote:How about a clerihew -

Mr Nigel Farag
was let out at large
with alcoholic expectorate
to fool the entire electorate


invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley.
First line - A name (often famous), rhyme scheme AABB, (often forced/foreign) - line length and metre irregular (or not)

converting this clerihew to a limerick:

into believing his xenophobic barrage

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Re: Ban a vowel

#47 Postby jaywhat » June 14th, 2014, 8:11 am

:clap:


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