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A light verse is a typically short form of poem that attempts to be humorous, frivolous, or playful, but there is more to light verse. What is light verse in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member Penury
Penury is defined as extreme poverty or destitution, as the case may be and though temporary it can be harsh – depending on how slow one gets off one’s ****....Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Nose Power
Whether on dog or pig the nose has great capacity for sniffing out a truffle. But no nose can rival a human’s capacity to dig up a dirty trifle....Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Laughter
Laughter is good medicine. I recommend a daily dose, but don’t expect a miracle, it’s nowhere near that close. Like life and love and happiness, it’s effects are temporary though it has been known at times to be extraordinary. And though it...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Ladies and Black Clothes
Ladies, have you fallen for the trick that wearing black will slick you down from a bloated blimp to a thinly smooth toothpick – and all without the need to crimp ugly folds of fat with daily exercise other women...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Self-imposed Isolation
My self-imposed isolation feels more like desolation. If only I had some sense of what was my offense? And when can I anticipate this pandemic to degenerate from a deadly daily crisis to a harmless flu-like virus? Or as my doctor indiscreetly hinted when...Read More
Categories: dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member In These Trying Times
In these trying times of self-imposed incarceration with ever enclosing walls and a gluttonous weight of time, imagine, if you dare, this necessary rehearsal as minor to one coming far longer and more permanent....Read More
Categories: dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse
COMPLAINT HURT
I would only have your sweet smile if I could offer you an impressive size I would only have your wonderful words if i could offer you fortune... I would only have your love If I could offer the world... But...Read More
Categories: allusion, appreciation, confidence, feelings,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Four Reasons I Run
These are the reasons I run. One. A child is in danger and I need to save them. Two. It is Black Friday. Three. I see others running, and I feel fearful. Four. There is a bear behind me...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Girl Chaser
It’s always struck me as daffy that Greek myths are so whacky. Recall how unravished Daphne fled to safeguard her chastity from lusty Apollo, who just when he was about to thrust his eager hands on her, she morphed into a laurel...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Experts
It cracks me up each time I hear “experts” expounding year after year on how to live, what to eat, what to drink, how to exercise, even how to think! It appears there’s no end to the range their...Read More
Categories: dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Claude Debussy
It’s one of many odd facts about the French composer few know, that he loved cats. It’s said he let them gambol over his keyboard to produce many a tone for which his music’s known and therefore his name Claude Debussy should...Read More
Categories: word play,
Form: Light Verse
REQUEST
The bliss says that loves me Sadness says it hates me The longing envies me for what I've lived... I live surrounded by feelings impulses intend to control me in every way... If I'm content, they cry, if I'm crying, they burst in...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, appreciation,
Form: Light Verse
Pans: AGAIN
More pans to wash … More pans to wash!!! They come umpteen times a day. My hands are chapped, My back is crook’d I wish they’d go away. But when they’re dry and shiny, sitting neatly on their shelves My thoughts...Read More
Categories: food, humorous, tribute,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member What Not to Steal
I don’t mind they stole my car But they took my cellphone, too, I have no way to call for help, Now what in the world shall I do?. Written August 13, 2022 ...Read More
Categories: how i feel, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Ambulance
Its purring sound could pass for a giant antidiluvian cat’s except it’s only ambulance with no feline resemblence. It’s a common sight especially at night, and what makes it worse it often doubles as a hearse. An eerie feeling enters me, as if...Read More
Categories: dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse

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Definition | What is Light Verse in Poetry?

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