Friday, December 31, 2010

Acrostic: Match (a limerick)

M a t c h;
the match boy

Match for you get a match cent a match
Aye mister got a buck for a match
Think he does looks so rich
Class so poor life's a bitch
Have some gin thank you sir down the hatch

Acrostics Only Prompt 8: Acrostic Limerick — Match
(Limerick Form - a limerick is defined as “a light humorous, nonsensical, or bawdy verse of 5 anapestic lines usually with the rhyme scheme aabba”. Lines 1, 2, and 5 have 7 to 10 syllables and the last words rhyme. Lines 3 and 4 of Limericks have 5 to 7 syllables and the last words rhyme.)

anapestic lines:
da da DUM / da da DUM / da da DUM
da da DUM / da da DUM / da da DUM
da da DUM / da da DUM
da da DUM / da da DUM
da da DUM / da da DUM / da da DUM

Labels: , , ,


At Friday, December 31, 2010 10:05:00 PM, Anonymous The Dark Lord said...

Your signature art, the wry, humorous tone, like none else! Good to start the new year reading such wonderful poetry..wish you a great year ahead!

At Saturday, January 01, 2011 7:43:00 PM, Blogger SandyCarlson said...

Powerful. The humor and the pathos. Thanks, Jim. Happy new year.

At Sunday, January 02, 2011 12:01:00 PM, Blogger Amias (ljm and liquidplastic) said...

There is a lot of humor in truth. Very good Jim. Hope you and your beloved had a happy holiday, and a very Happy new year to you all.


Post a Comment

<< Home