Rhyme Play

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i like to set the written word to rhyme.
Though many find it not an easy way;
I think it shows that I am in my prime.

Although I know I’ll never see a dime,
I took this project as my own today.
I like to set the written word to rhyme.

My rhythmic stanzas might seem quite sublime
because I steer away from the cliche;
I think it shows that I am in my prime.

Some folks consider metric verse a crime–
as if they have to alter what they say.
I like to set the written word to rhyme.

Though my poetic fortunes may not climb
my meaning is quite easy to convey;
I think it shows that I am in my prime.

I choose to take that extra bit of time
to frame ideas in a rhymed array.
I like to set the written word to rhyme;
I think it shows that I am in my prime.