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Eleven Nonsense Rhymes : And a Handful of Poems: And a Handful of Poems

By Johnson, Kevin, Wade

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Title: Eleven Nonsense Rhymes : And a Handful of Poems: And a Handful of Poems  
Author: Johnson, Kevin, Wade
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Drama and Literature
Collections: Authors Community, Poetry
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Publisher: Self-Published
Member Page: Kevin Johnson


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I delight in wordplay and wittiness (with what wits I've got). So when the inspiration seized me to write eleven nonsense rhymes, with allusions ranging from Holmes to Vlad(s), some apt (I hope) coined words and a lot of puns and plays on words, I went with it. I've thrown in nine other poems either evocative or emotional (or maybe just fun), and I hope their slight contents provide some light entertainment.

Eleven nonsense rhymes, with allusions but no delusions, wordplay and silliness, wit and a little wiliness, plus nine poems ranging from evocative to emotional to foolish fun.

Would you play at wordplay If words would serve as toys? But if your words play you then Would you make only noise? If you would utter falsehoods Would wordplay play you false? If you then play as you would Then gentle life just halts If you would putter round with words Sputter them on out in herds If you would clutter truths with lies Your words—the kind that destroys Faith that words are more than ploys— Flutter off away like sighs Lasting long as butterflies

Table of Contents
Nonsense Rhymes Have you seen that man from Flapdoodle? Holmes said—I heard—"The game's a foot" Daniel was the cats' meow A rose is a rose Unplugging a tank-ful squatter Vlad impales beef on silverware You only get out of it War is hell Slip-hippy girl with hair hangin' slank Would you play at wordplay Soot rhymes with put And a Handful of Poems Late at Night When You Lie in the Dark Time Across Space Crisis in Heaven Never Gonna Go With You, My Love I Miss You When You're Sleeping There's a Roo in My Zoo Snow—Not Sleet—Is Such a Treat


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