A Rhyme Crime

An old man once curtly said,
“I wouldn’t give a dime
for poetry that has rhyme.”
A rhyme nut killed him dead.

Now his widow mourns past times
as she hears the rhyme nut’s rhymes.
“My love, you’re too pretty
not to live in the city.

“Come with me and we’ll settle
with my Purple Heart medal
I earned for the metal plate
that’s covering my pate.”

 

Terror

Terrorists have unfurled
carnage throughout the world.
The reason for their creed?
Hatred wild as a weed.

 

Mae Sue Leslie is a senior citizen who enjoys writing things that are  often humorous. 

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  1. please forgive me if i'm to blunt

    but better truth than placid silence

    Terror

    Terrorists have unfurled
    carnage throughout the world.
    The reason for their creed?
    Hatred wild as a weed.

    I’m sick of all this PC stuff
    Just kill them dead, or let them be.
    They’re just dim-witted human beings
    No different from you and or me

    The PC stuff is just a ruse
    Displaying fear of dimwit warts.
    The terrorists are just some lice
    Just trying hear to be concise.

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    • Profile photo of Jillian
      Jillian

      Tongue in Cheek…or is it?

      I think law enforcers are simply too nice
      To believe a stern warning to halt would suffice.
      An eye for an eye perhaps isn’t bad.
      For criminal felons, who would be sad?

      We watch high speed car chases on TV
      With wide-eyed wonder what the outcome will be.
      Hey, lay those spike strips in their path!
      Just shoot out the tires! Show them your wrath!

      For murders, terrorists, common thugs,
      For abusers and users and sellers of drugs,
      Let’s lock them up and throw away the key.
      That’s how our justice system should be.

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