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	The English language is not rich
	In words that rhyme so could we switch
	To foreign words or now and then
	Make up a word with our own pen?

        I wrote a poem on noisy birds
	And running short of rhyming words,
	I coined the rhyming word " twatter"
 	Needing it to rhyme with matter.
	Clatter or chatter might have fit,
	But both of them were wrong a bit.
	Birds don’t clatter, birds don’t chatter,
	But  those noisy birds could twatter.

	And there are very many times
	There just is not a word that rhymes.
	We could use a word like boringe
	(Boring E)nglish rhymed with orange.

	So Mr. Webster take a bow.
	You’ve done a good job up to now.
	Have some pity for the  poet
	Out of rhymes, wants you to know it.

	By: Joyce 05/

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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 11:26:00 AM
    Congratulations, with your winning poem .... xox~ PD

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 8:04:00 AM
    very lovely poem friend Joyce :) Congratulations on your win :) Cheers!! :)

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 9:16:00 AM
    Joyce, my sweet, I fully agree with you. If flying birds, against a mirrored building can splatter, surely they can noisily twatter. Makes perfect sense to me. You are to be congratulated for such creative action. Besides, whoever read poetry by Webster... You go girl!!!... Jake

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:51:00 PM
    Joyce, :-) Congratulations in the Rhyming contest. I'm enjoying all the winners & poems that spoke to me in their own way. enjoy my blog if you like, peace and love. <3<3<3 ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:05:00 PM
    LOL, love this witty write, Joyce - congrats on your wins : ) Carolyn just loved the card; it meant so much to her

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 2:15:00 PM
    Enjoyed this very much Joyce.Very nice poem.

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 8:53:00 AM
    Cute one..Enjoyed reading this humorous one..I have been in that situation where I had written myself into a painted corner..Sara

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 7:57:00 AM
    I agree with you. Maybe somebody should make a dictionary with only poets' words.

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 12:55:00 AM
    haha, yes, Joyce. It's a shame when an excellent word has no rhyme for it! is this for the latest Skat contest?