"Tristano e Isotta" by Edmond Blair Leighton‘A Rhyme Crime’ and Other Poetry by Mae Sue Leslie The Society October 3, 2016 Humor, Poetry, Terrorism 2 Comments 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. Related Post A Translation of Catullus’s ‘Ad Sirmium Insulam&... The important events in the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus (84-54 B.C.) are recounted through the poems he has left. The particular poem below was wr... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 2 Responses please forgive me if i'm to blunt October 5, 2016 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. Reply Jillian January 19, 2017 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. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.