CL Writing Contest 2017 (Top 10 Poetry): Rhyme Time

Vote for your favorite poem and story at cltampa.com/writingcontest through March 3.

Coleridge knew it; Longfellow, too.

Wordsworth eschewed it; Byron turned blue.

Poe went darker, wouldn’t be caught dead.

Wilde said: Who needs it? Let’s paint the town red.

Browning and Pound, Ginsburg and Blake,

Plath and Milton wouldn’t make the mistake.

Frost’s woods were yellow,

Whitman’s grass green.

But a rhyme with “orange”

Will never be seen.


Vote for your favorite poem and story at cltampa.com/writingcontest through March 3.

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