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homonym
'h?m?n?m/
noun
  1. each of two or more words having the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings and origins (e.g. pole1 and pole2)
Homonyms are words with Two meanings that we know, Words like gross and match and light, And pile and park and row, Your boat out deep into the river But be careful what you drink, Because the last thing you want to see Is your boat begin to sink, On the kitchen bench Right beneath the clock, And the sink has been made from A granite sort of rock, The baby too and fro, Until she is resigned, To a lullaby made of homonyms, Like down and just and kind.

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Date: 2/7/2018 10:05:00 PM
I too have great fun with homonyms, Lewis. Many thanks for reading my humor. / M
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Date: 2/7/2018 6:42:00 AM
Good play on words..cleverly depicted, Lewis.
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Date: 2/7/2018 8:58:00 PM
Cheers, thanks Vijay, i'm glad u liked this one :)
Date: 2/7/2018 12:05:00 AM
I LOVE homonyms! I delight in using more than one meaning at once. I thoroughly enjoyed this Lewis! Sweet ink :) xomo
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Date: 2/7/2018 8:58:00 PM
its a fun play on words, puns and the like, thanks for ur comment :)
Date: 2/6/2018 9:24:00 PM
Inventive and clever... love this. For some reason it brings back images of my father sitting at the kitchen table with us over homework making games out of homonyms and synonyms. Those were the days...Imagery of this poem fabulous as well, moving from "row" to ...out deep into the river, drinking and sinking..
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Date: 2/6/2018 10:03:00 PM
thank you Leanne, glad u could relate this to ur youth, thanks :)