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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: December 8, 2019      Views: 29

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rhymelord is a well retired, long-in-the-tooth engineer who is a self confessed dinosaur in his lack of appreciation of verse that has no rhyme or scan. He would love to learn to understand the attraction blank verse obviously has for some, but, hav - more...

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Idiomatic Philosophical Statement
"The End is Nigh" by rhymelord

I guess the party’s over now.
I’ll take a bow.
I’ve hit the wall.
I’ve dropped the ball.

Not long ago, I pulled my weight,
fished and cut bait.
I sowed my oats.
I burned my boats.

So, now that life has run its course,
without remorse,
on feet of clay,
I’ll make my way.

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Just an exercise in seeing how many idioms I could use .
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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