Tongue Firmly in Cheek
What delights await
those who punctuate
with alacrity and precision.
And reserve for those who don't,
or won't, their enmity and derision.
For there's nothing worse
than a rhyme, or verse,
that lacks its proper meaning,
a missed comma here, parenthesis there,
it really is demeaning.
One should always think, (before using
the Quink), what one is trying to say.
Is it just scrawl, like a graffitied wall,
or have you something more to convey?
So, to spare the jibes of your fellow scribes,
for the comma please spare a thought,
use it oft, but if it's aloft it's an apostrophe,
so please don't get caught.
Copyright © John Jones | Year Posted 2020
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