I have half a title and a few old rhymes here, which I don't really need any more. If anyone would like to take them and turn them into a poem, please feel free.

Only one proviso: you must leave another set of rhymes for someone else to use.



...IN C# MINOR

...egg,
...palindrome.
...leg?
...home.

...potato!
...plinth:
...staccato
...synth-

...jack;
...Zéphirine
...clack-clack
...poteen.

...choose?
...Monroe,
...enthuse
...so!

...the
...a
...to B –
...au lait!



Good luck...

MrP
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Maybe we should have something simpler first Mr.P ! Emotion: smile BTW, what does synth and poteen mean?
Emotion: smile
I think you're right!

Poteen is an illicit Irish liquor, made out of potatoes. Synth- is half of: synthesis, synthesiser, etc.

I'll try again...

MrP
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...FIRE

...air
...marches.
...pair,
...arches.

...friend
...dust,
...spend
...must.

...breaks
...again!
...shakes
...rain.

...day,
...anticipate
...may
...date.

...gone?
...dark:
...shone
...spark.

...strong,
...flame
...song
...same.



You can take only one or two sets of four, if you like; or you can mix them with 4 from the earlier post.

But don't forget, you have to contribute as many as you use in another post, for the next person!

MrP
Zéphirine in C minor

He was eating his egg
Writing a palindrome.
Was he pulling my leg?
That's not what I call home!

Go 'way, fat potato!
And let me dust the plinth
My words rose staccato
Was no need for a synth.

He was a lumberjack
He called me Zéphirine
And when we made crac crac
We drank lots of posteen.

Were it for me to choose,
I'd be Mar'lyn Monroe
So that he could enthuse
And really love me so.

Oh I so miss his "the",
And I crave for his "a"
And now I long to B
Ce soir enfin au lit.
Replacement rhymes:

- codex
- bode
-sex
-road

- knife
- teck
- life
- mec

- aye
- syringe
- ail
- fringe

- pat
- dog
- sat
- log
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She walked to see her love and friend
who was now resting in the dust,
She remembered all the time they spend
and her grieving seemed so a must.

The sorrow and pain in heart breaks
for she will never see her again!
Her lips tremble and her hand shakes
when she recalls blood flowing like the rain.

It was her relationship’s doom’s day,
No one could ever anticipate.
Blood rains in the month of May
when she saw her with another date.

Was all the love they had gone?
the kissing and loving in the dark:
The flash on them when had shone
the heart in her gave a spark.

She tried her best to be strong,
but what she had seen lit a flame.
So she had to sing her the death song,
but life without her would never be the same.
Some simple replacement rhymes....

Lust
Smell
Trust
Dwell

Crave
Merry
Save
Ferry

All
Dove
Small
Move

Fret
Smile
Bet
While

Trial
Heart
Mile
Lot
Hello Anita

She remembered all the time they spend ] You would need a past tense here, which spoils the rhyme, unfortunately!

and her grieving seemed so a must. ] I wonder whether 'a must' is slightly too slangy. Might be easier to reset the two lines in the present tense.

when she recalls blood flowing like the rain. ] > 'like rain' (no need for 'the')

Blood rains in the month of May ] This is an interesting line. I like the pun ('reigns').

Was all the love they had gone?
the kissing and loving in the dark:
The flash on them when had shone
the heart in her gave a spark. ] The first two lines of this stanza are fine, but the last 2 don't quite work.

So she had to sing her the death song, ] I wonder whether this would read better without either 'her' or 'the'.

but life without her would never be the same. ] Is this line a little too long, do you think?



It's a pity no one's taken up your set of rhymes. I like merry/ferry. Maybe a Guest will try.

MrP
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