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Counting Syllables

COUNTING SYLLABLES* 2/2 lacks pace slow race bombshell death knell 3/3 one desire to retire wasted brain down the drain cobblers last frozen past common sense self defence rocking beat happy feet in the groove on the move 4/4 an unsure cook recipe book 5/5 confronting yeti with palms so sweaty © Harry J Horsman 2022 *Apologising if stepping on anyone’s toes If so, get in touch and I will credit the poem First two forms are footles, invented by Brian Strand.

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Date: 3/4/2023 9:46:00 AM
I like these, Harry. Sometimes these little "doodles" can turn into longer pieces.
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Date: 12/25/2022 3:08:00 PM
Fun ~ Warmest wishes for a wonderful new year to your and your loved ones, Harry !
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Date: 11/20/2022 3:56:00 PM
you should enter this in one of Brian's contests. It is worth a shot, Harry.
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Date: 11/20/2022 8:19:00 AM
LOL Harry. A fun read that left smiles on my face. Thanks you! Alice
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Date: 11/18/2022 9:13:00 AM
Shushhhh...The bunyip might be listening.? Or Or; worse a syllable woke bunyip' Imagine being Schooled by one?
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Date: 11/14/2022 2:17:00 PM
Always fun to read a few Footles, Harry. These were very good ones! A poet friend in Texas, Bill
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Date: 11/13/2022 3:34:00 PM
this was sure fun. Keep up with stuff like this, Harryl
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Date: 11/12/2022 8:23:00 PM
3/3 sure does the trick for me, Harry. Rocking beat, happy feet... out of graves, into faves! Thanks, Gershon
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Date: 11/12/2022 7:40:00 PM
Very creative and well done.
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Date: 11/12/2022 4:49:00 AM
Enjoyed these!
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Date: 11/11/2022 4:13:00 AM
Enjoyed your counting. Way to go. I like the one about the Yeti. Thanks for sharing and for dropping by my page. Sara
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Date: 11/10/2022 8:36:00 PM
Enjoyed your way of making alterations to Brian's two syllabled footle ! Excellent dear friend, harry ! Love the one... 'unsure cook, recipe book' !
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Date: 11/9/2022 10:42:00 AM
Your footles make enjoyable reading, Harry. Thanks for sharing.
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Date: 11/9/2022 6:49:00 AM
Harry, you did an excellent job. Out of all of them, "common sense, self defense" is my personal favorite, but I really enjoyed reading them all.
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Date: 11/9/2022 5:24:00 AM
You counted them well to bring forth images in just a few words. Expertly done, Harry.
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Date: 11/9/2022 4:43:00 AM
Very interesting Harry! My favorite is Unsure cook, recipe book, love that!! Happy Wednesday !!!
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Date: 11/9/2022 4:16:00 AM
I love footles, keep walking on happy feet Harry, :)
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Date: 11/9/2022 2:51:00 AM
Harry, this is absolutely awesome!! I loved each and every single one of these, well done! I am going to favorite this one. I can't wait to share it with my husband, he'll get a kick out of this!! :)
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Date: 11/9/2022 1:30:00 AM
I loved all of them. I haven't tried one yet.
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Date: 11/9/2022 1:06:00 AM
Rules for poetry aren't set in stone, nothing wrong with experimenting Harry. I don't think anyone would have cause to complain. Tom
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Date: 11/8/2022 10:31:00 PM
very witty xx
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