Plea to the Muse
I'd like to write a trim, fit rhyme
free of sugary clot and cloy:
my bombast (so they say)'s a crime;
simplicity is health and joy!
I'd love to jot an epigram
(an agile zing, a wee quick dart)
but I'm a thick and fatty ham.
Teach me a leaner, limber art.
Poetry by Thomas DeFreitas
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Written on 2018-07-09 at 12:14
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