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Thread #162666   Message #3898335
Posted By: Vic Smith
09-Jan-18 - 09:19 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Urban people, not particularly skilled as poets

I can't make a mark as a poet.
I make a good start then I blow it.
But then I live in towns
(Quite close to South Downs)
And by the time I get to the fifth line of a Limerick I just seem to lose all sense of rhythm and rhyme