Skeleton Skeltonic Verse

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skeleton bones

rattle as they roam

‘til they come back home.

the last time i saw one

he, she or it shone in the sun.

he, she or it was having fun

until he, she or it shouted a curse

it was so much worse…

it’s supposed to be a skeltonic verse,

you dummy old bones,

stop all your groans.

go back to your graves in that thick thick thicket

‘til you find a poet who’s not dyslexic

 

Skeltonic verse consists of short rhyming lines that just sort of flow on from one rhyme to the next for however long one chooses. 

 

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About alicebarrett

Small town writer
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