Let's create a funny poem-contribute with 4 or less rhyming verses

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  1. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    I met you a warm,bright sunny day
    Felt lucky and happy like no one on earth
    You were way out of my league
    For a godess like you, I couldn't be worth

  2. debbiesdailyviews profile image61
    debbiesdailyviewsposted 7 years ago

    We picnicked on the fresh green turf
    Weighing up each others worth

    1. Edlira profile image65
      Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol.. nicel done, debbie.

    2. Laura du Toit profile image86
      Laura du Toitposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      but the scales werre tipped, was it the wine
      or the heavy thoughts of you being mine

  3. Victoria Stephens profile image73
    Victoria Stephensposted 7 years ago

    I couldn't think just why I liked you 
    But i drank more wine and now I know,
    I think your incredibly good looking
    But I'll try hard to not let it show

  4. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    I can see we are stuck here. So I will try to get the engine going again...lol


    It went so fine for a week or two
    And then we started what old couples do
    The sweet faced angel turned into a hag
    That screams, yells, curses and brag

  5. couturepopcafe profile image60
    couturepopcafeposted 7 years ago

    "You sodden old brute, how dare you yell.
    I'll take my inheritance and see you in hell."
    "Ok." said the mister, "but just wait and see.
    I've got a bit saved for the mistress and me."

    1. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      He started to gather the things that he could
      while the old missus eyed up the charred firewood.
      She picked up a piece in her tiny pink hand
      And upon his bald head did the the firewood land.

      1. HopeisFree profile image60
        HopeisFreeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Give grace and kindness with the things in your hand
        Be careful with touch how those things will land.
        Only touch lovingly the things you would get
        from others you touched and others you've met;
        For the things you give others with love or with spite
        Will return someday to you with even more might.

        1. couturepopcafe profile image60
          couturepopcafeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          "A boomerang, yes, this is what I will need," said the crazy old man thinking he would be freed.

          "Oh, ho!" he smiled slyly and went to the phone.
          "I'll call my friend, Aussie.  For sure he's got one."

  6. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    You wouldn't believe it was us two
    What became of the angel I have no clue
    Or maybe she was a whitch in diguise
    With claws out now, fire in her eyes

    1. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "Oh, dear," said the missus.  I really did miss.
      I was trying to hit you where you take a p---.

      "You rotten old hag.  I have had it with you."

      "Well, if that's the case, I'm rubber, you're glue."

      1. Edlira profile image65
        Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol... your hilarious, couturepopcafe :-). Love it!

        1. Edlira profile image65
          Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          you're ;-)

          1. couturepopcafe profile image60
            couturepopcafeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Edlira, Edlira, well what have we here? 
            You're supposed to be rhyming, my pretty young dear.

            So because you have broken your own little rule
            I'm afraid you are banished from this rhyming pool.

            1. memoreton profile image56
              memoretonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Oh dear Edira, Counturepopcafe has kicked you out
              I recon you should stand up and loudly shout....
              "Hey! my rhyming idea is rather cool
              So guess what, I'm gonna jump back in the pool!"

              1. shynsly profile image56
                shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                With nary a lifeguard or a life saving vest,
                ...nothing but my knickers and the hair on my chest.
                I'll take a whack at this, so just before I fall,
                ... I scream upon the top of my lungs, "CANNONBALL!"

  7. ajcor profile image60
    ajcorposted 7 years ago

    so when rules rule
    for edlira jewel
    the rhyming pool
    becomes a tool
    for the cool school
    of ridicule

    1. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      A cannonball scream at the school of big rhyme
      Our ajcor jumps in to the rhyme just in time
      Edlira is missing in action I fear
      So couturepopcafe throws a rhyme into gear

      1. Edlira profile image65
        Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        My dear cotourepopcafe, with a sharp mind
        A poet like you is hard to find
        One thing though I have to make clear
        A literary challenge I never fear....lol

  8. ajcor profile image60
    ajcorposted 7 years ago

    just a fraction of action
    can throw out the gear
    but to be missing in action
    is nothing to fear
    if the lady in question
    beats a well earned retreat
    from the rhyming words
    out on the street..

  9. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    Looking around to see...
    Who can "bring it" with Poetry.
    Maybe...more will join in the rhyme...
    But I'm done for now...This is my 4th line.

  10. ajcor profile image60
    ajcorposted 7 years ago

    succinctness the essence
    I read too late
    I write lines of eight
    where it should be four!

    1. shynsly profile image56
      shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Ajcor, have no great fear,
      we're not sticklers for rules here!
      We can find it within our hearts to forgive this one trespass,
      Just don't let it happen again, else we'll have to kick your...

      smile

      1. manlypoetryman profile image75
        manlypoetrymanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Well done...lol

      2. ajcor profile image60
        ajcorposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        charming....

      3. Edlira profile image65
        Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        ......lol

        Wise you spoke, dear shynsly
        So if we end out we shound't ask why
        When rules and regulations you break
        The consequence as well you may take....lol

  11. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    Happens...what can anyone say?
    It is easy with Poetry to get carried away.
    Still don't mean we shouldn't follow the rule...
    On Second Thought...It's not like we're all in school!

    1. Edlira profile image65
      Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Even in school it wasn't that bad
      If you were able red handed not to get
      A mild violation, or maybe two
      I am sure has never hurt neither us nor you...lol

  12. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    My dear good friends, I am back in the game
    With my rhymes to win 10 seconds of fame :-)
    The rhyme though was not about me
    But about the hag and the schmuck, happy they used to be....lol

  13. Leepa Valley profile image53
    Leepa Valleyposted 7 years ago

    wise and shynsly hnmmmm

  14. couturepopcafe profile image60
    couturepopcafeposted 7 years ago

    Oh, right.  We forgot all about the old hag
    and her cheating old boy who was dragging his bag
    when she clobbered him good with a chunk of old wood
    and he offered her up to the house as old slag

    So what's to become of these miserly two
    he took all her money and outbound he flew
    to the arms of another young filly who will
    turn out to be just a new contrary pill.

    1. shynsly profile image56
      shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      With no life lesson learned, for either of the two,
      ...both faced with the question, "What should I do?"

      Love is lovely, but lust is powerful too,
      ...neglecting the former leaves both, with a jaded view.

      1. Mandeeadair profile image81
        Mandeeadairposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        and now we have learned why men should not CHEAT,
        the grass isn't greener, its filled with deceit.
        The man went looking to quench his own thirst,
        and ended up with another 'old hag' who was worse.

      2. Edlira profile image65
        Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        So bitter and upset they went each their way
        The game got just too dangerous to play
        The hag dreaming a real prince to meet
        The schmuck longning for a lady so sweet


        As they say,  hope's the last one to die
        So the schmuck and the hag should no more cry
        In this life you what you give you get
        There's no use in living in anger and regret

  15. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    Amazed and impressed, I never cease to be,
    By the sheer volume of talent within this community.

    HubPages is the vehicle, and provides the display,
    For all you wicked literary genuises to come out and play!

  16. F.B. Spannigan profile image60
    F.B. Spanniganposted 7 years ago

    Then one day, a man threw a pear at the sheeps head and the woman said something about the pudding

    1. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thon pudding is wonderful, thick and sublime
      I would be your wife for this pudding in time
      That mean streak you've shown throwing pears at the sheep
      Is something I'll fear when we two are asleep.

      So Spannigan Hannigan drinking his ale
      Did marry the wench and he then became pale
      Just thinking he lost all his freedom and then
      He proceeded to throw her into the sheep's pen.

      He gathered his pears and his apples and suet
      And tried for a week to divorce and undo it
      But preacher man said you are bound to the wench
      Now Spannigan Hannigan sits on his bench

      Just trying to figure out how she got through.
      "My pudding," he cried."So now here's what I'll do.
      I'll bake no more pudding and then she will go."
      So he didn't, she did, and the rest you all know.

  17. Extinct Soul profile image58
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    what the heck was that?
    is that a rhyme or what?
    are you really participating
    or you're just here for mocking?

  18. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    Not sure where our gracious host, Edlira, went,
    ...nor of Lady GA-GA's mysterious intent.

    Though I'd offer a word of advice, not to be rude,
    ...especially if one prefers for their posts to get viewed.

    1. Extinct Soul profile image58
      Extinct Soulposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      for your next tale, I would surely wait
      and hope somehow I could participate
      my last post was just for humor though
      never will I intend to give someone a blow..smile

  19. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    I had thought perhaps another verse lay just around the bend,
    ...but it would seem that our sad story has now come to an end.

    But this thread is too fun to just let it die,
    ...so I'll think of a new tale, I promise I'll try!

  20. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    Poor dear Suzie, walking alone in the rain,
    alarm failed to sound, again she missed the train.

    Quiet, meek, and humble... not at all like the rest,
    though most would call her an "ugly duckling" at best.

  21. sofs profile image81
    sofsposted 7 years ago

    Suzie was so crazy
    silly and lazy
    that she never got up from bed
    Until she was dead!

    1. shynsly profile image56
      shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      (AHH! You killed her already!? LMAO)

      1. sofs profile image81
        sofsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        OOps sorrry. Cross my heart sad

      2. Edlira profile image65
        Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        But Suzy wasn't dead, just soundly asleep
        she had had a bad day and was in troubles deep ....lol

  22. Extinct Soul profile image58
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    (let's put a happy ending..)

    And so her soul began to fly
    as she waved the Earth goodbye
    she giggles her way to the kingdom above
    where she could watch the people she'd loved

    lol

    1. shynsly profile image56
      shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Haha... nice "save"  wink

      1. Edlira profile image65
        Edliraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        God father said, Suzy you're not yet done
        So, go back to earth and try to have some fun
        Meet new people, smile, this time be smart
        I see hubpages is the right place to start....lol

  23. quicksand profile image71
    quicksandposted 7 years ago

    T'is a shame to have you here
    You're such a lousy harp player

    Take harp lessons when you get back there
    And bring back some decent clothes to wear

    White robes are in fashion here
    To hell with Gucci and Hillfiger

    Heaven's fashions you need not fear
    White robes are always the trend my dear

    lol lol lol

  24. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    Go now child, be happy and LIVE
    remember in life you get what you give
    Smile and be good to people you have met
    I promise,upon return the white wings you'll get :-D

  25. quicksand profile image71
    quicksandposted 7 years ago

    What use are wings that are all white
    That blend with clouds when in flight

    My designer clothes I need to display
    To hell with white is all that I say

    lol

  26. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    Dear child, I support free will
    So you can blaspheme if like that you feel
    Can't come back here, in this case though
    I am afraid you'll have to go below ;-)

  27. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    Twisted horns springing suddenly from her head,
    while those white wings morphed a sinister shade of red!

    With a raucous laugh and a glint in her eye,
    Our dear sweet Suzie lept from the sky!

  28. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    What's up with you guys today
    To save Suzie, you're leaving no way
    And yet I say, please come help me
    together let's change Suzie's destiny yikes)

  29. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    (sorry, lol...)

    through the power of rhyme,
    and a clever trick of time.

    During her casting from one extreme to the other,
    from the corner of her eye, Suzie saw her former lover.

  30. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    yikes)

    Was he closer UP or closer BELOW???
    To ask him or not in rescue she doesn't know
    And for sure she has to inquire
    'cause if she doesn't she might end up in fire...

  31. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    With romantic memories alight in her brain,
    Suzie thought back, and remembered the train!

    Lifting her head from the uncomfortable pillow-seam,
    She thought to herself, "Wow, what a strange dream!"

  32. Kylo88 profile image57
    Kylo88posted 7 years ago

    but no one was home
    to hear her remark
    there was no sound
    except for a lark

    the bird flew from it's branch
    in the window it came
    then opened his beak, saying
    "If it's all the same..."

    "Wait!" cried Suzie
    as she sat up in bed
    for a moment she questioned
    if she had hit her head.

    (sorry. 4got about the 4line rule lol)

    1. Kylo88 profile image57
      Kylo88posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "YOu just spoke" she continued though she knew that she shouldn't
      "That i did." Said the Lark "Did you think that i couldn't?

      I was going to tell you something you should know.
      Did you know you're quite crazy?" Then in came a crow.

      "Crazy indeed!" Said the lovely black bird
      then each flew off without another word.

  33. Extinct Soul profile image58
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    And Suzie was left with eyes open wide
    "yeah right!" she said, as the birds took their flight
    she truly believes she's still in a dream
    so she closed her eyes hoping to wake-up in another scene

    1. shynsly profile image56
      shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      With coffee on the brew,
      and a long list of things to do...

      Back to that dream her mind went,
      What could it mean, a messege sent?

      1. Kylo88 profile image57
        Kylo88posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        so suzie slept on
        her chore list forgot
        ignoring the screaming
        as the ketle grew hot

  34. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    Desperately wishing to learn the meaning,
    to relive the dream is what she was seeking.

    But in the end, it was to no avail,
    for try as she might, she continued to fail.

  35. Extinct Soul profile image58
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    Tears fell down from her eyes
    as she wander about her 'why's'

    why is she locking herself in a room
    while the flowers outside is already in bloom

    1. shynsly profile image56
      shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      So enough with this self-hating routine,
      it's time to start fresh, to start new and clean!

      She lifted her chin, plastered a smile on her face,
      and stepped out into the world, free from disgrace.

      1. shimmering Dawn profile image73
        shimmering Dawnposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        with new determination
        and  great  strength of purpose
        without the slightest  hesitation
        She forges ahead without a fuss  smile

  36. shynsly profile image56
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    Out into the world with a new sense of self,
    Her happiness restored, improving her health.

    She stepped confidently through the door,
    beautiful and wise, an ugly duckling no more.

  37. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    The world out there has plenty to give
    Suzie this time a new life will live
    Free from self-guilt, pity or regret
    No tears and no worry to make her upset

  38. Rosie2010 profile image74
    Rosie2010posted 7 years ago

    First thing she does is eat a fruit
    For Susie believes it's super food
    Then out she ventures oh what a sight
    The flowers are blooming and the sun is bright

    1. Rosie2010 profile image74
      Rosie2010posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      She is so darn happy she begins to dance
      She swings and she twirls to everyone's annoyance
      What's wrong with this woman, is she out of her mind?
      Suzie just laughs and giddily shows them her behind

  39. Extinct Soul profile image58
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    her dancing suddenly came to stop
    when she bump and in the floor she dropped

    bumped with....oh a beautiful boy it has been
    her cheeks red up as their eyes locked in

    (aaayyyiiieeee!!! lol)

    1. shynsly profile image56
      shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Was her long-lost lover, whom she'd drempt of before,
      but this was real life, not a dream anymore!

      Still with the tender kindness in his eyes,
      and the same loving soul, incapable of lies.

      1. Extinct Soul profile image58
        Extinct Soulposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        (that was really nice..."and the same loving soul, incapable of lies")
        http://www.millan.net/minimations/smileys/luvvyasmiley.gif

  40. Edlira profile image65
    Edliraposted 7 years ago

    Suzie had almost given up love
    From the moment her half went up above
    But good god gave her one chance more
    A new love to cherish, embrace and adore

  41. sofs profile image81
    sofsposted 7 years ago

    Starting her life with vigor anew,
    Thanking the Lord for pulling her through,
    Walking with strength of mind and heart,
    To fill perfectly into her new part!

 
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