The Rubaiyat poetry form for dVerse Poets Pub.


He was the man they loved to hate

For reasons one can’t clearly state.

A lonely man without a friend,

It seemed like much too cruel a fate.

 

A wealthy man who dared not spend

This one rule he would not bend

One day he met a girl named Kate

And fell in love end over end

 

She liked him too, and could not wait

For him to ask her for a date

And so it went until the day

He found out Kate was jail-bait.

 

Too young was she to have a man

All he could say was damn, damn, damn.

They kissed goodbye and parted ways

But not before they hatched a plan.

 

One rainy night they ran away

Together always, night and day

He spent his money, wild and free

It’s true, their love was meant to be.

 

 

SusanMarie Shuman/ SusanWritesPrecise

 

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