Nashers Notes

Named after Ogden Nash, Nashers are couplets of any length that feature comical rhymes, including wrenched rhymes. A wrenched rhyme example from Nash’s poem “Kindly Unhitch the Star, Buddy” is rhinestones and ghrinestones.

Rhyme scheme: aa bb cc and so on


Keep Walking? by Robert Lee Brewer

I walked alone deliberately in solitary liberty
as if no more civility could force a case of mirthity,

but then a black cat crossed my path sans any consideration
for superstitious natures or internal deliberations

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