I love performing poetry. Although I find much that is rich in poetry whether it rhymes or scans or not my real love is rhyme and rhythm. I’ll let you into a secret, I also have a weakness for humorous verse, especially if it’s corny; don’t tell anyone else though.

Here are some examples:-

Smoked Herring Days (Geoff Yorath)


The Tyger (William Blake)


Winter (William Shakespeare)


The River’s Tale (Rudyard Kipling)


The Microbe (Hilaire Belloc)


Antigonish (William Hughes Mearns)


Philomela (Elinor Kapp)


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