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Old 20th Sep 2007, 14:40   #21
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Default Re: All posts here in iambic pentameter

da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM
Is, most agree, the gen'ral rule of thumb
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Old 20th Sep 2007, 14:44   #22
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Mister HG:
Snap!
Same number of posts...
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Old 20th Sep 2007, 15:04   #23
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Mister HG:
Snap!
Same number of posts...
Such blatant disregard for this thread's laws
As displayed in your post above may cause
Stern words from self-appointed moderators
Which may, in turn, give you reason to hate us.

That is, if t'were not so that I also
Had tossed the rules aside three (and four) lines ago.
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Old 27th Sep 2007, 4:51   #24
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I can't do iambic pentameter
Because I don't know what it's all about.
Does it just mean stopping in mid sentence
Or is there something more complex to it?
I fear you ask this question to provoke -
Though metric substitutions may disguise
This fact, your verse is of the blankest cut.
Perhaps you tilt at modern poetry;
The which, I ween, may often deserve scorn.
If so I can but praise your aim ironical,
And add some alexandrines to be comical.
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Old 26th Aug 2011, 8:31   #25
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Last night to my surprised delight it seemed
In iambic pentameter I dreamed -
Though I was not aware of it at first,
My slumber's narrative formed rhyming verse.
It told a tale that was quite reliant
Upon old Oscar Wilde's Selfish Giant,
Except here it was battling dwarves at play
(I watched some Hobbit clips the other day
On YouTube and it must have had effect)
But sadly my experience was wrecked:
My girlfriend kissed me, getting out of bed;
I woke, and all the lines escaped my head.
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Old 26th Aug 2011, 8:54   #26
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Fantastic!
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Old 27th Aug 2011, 16:07   #27
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I fear that amner may have missed the point.
"Fantastic"'s iambs add to one point five.
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Old 28th Oct 2011, 11:23   #28
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Old 28th Oct 2011, 12:28   #29
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gil is right and, as this post will attest,
that lame spammer above can fuck right off
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Old 31st Oct 2011, 10:09   #30
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I'm glad to see you came to your senses.
I may post here again with a poem
(If I can ever get the damn thing done)
That ought to please the Month Of Horror crowd.
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