Shivering words and arctic cold
Tedious stories ever growing old
 
Nights of romance passing by
Nigh without words or a starlit sky
 
Rainbows linger without being seen
As tempests drift to another dream
 
The seasons run naked around the sun
‘Twas no color as springtime begun
 
Beauty runs away to another time
When sonnets lose their fluid rhyme
 
Fires die out as the cold wind blows
Spreading apathy to two frigid souls
 
The moon has no stories to tell inside
Of myths and fables spanning oceans wide
 
Of nautical beasts that rise from the depth
As the Gods of Verse came down and wept
 
No poetry to melt away the rhetoric
No time to rhyme to think too quick

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Robert L. Martin
almost 2 years

Hi Nelson. I promise not to steal your two lines, even though I like them better.

Nelson D Reyes
almost 2 years

Funny coincidence as I was thinking about a rhyme poem myself. Here’s a couplet in it:
“From the womb of the dark matter
Spring forth the truth as light scatter”
Still mulling this poem like you said in your last line.

Like. Thanks Robert

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