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  1. Jay O'Toole

    The Nasher Couplet

    Well, Dear Ms. Tinker, you are becoming quite famous at The Poet's Place Cafe. This week's challenge there is simply titled, "Nashers." The following is today's post on my personal blog, https://www.writing.com/main/books/entry_id/915307-Nashers-My-Towns-Got-Talent which I will copy to The Poet's Place Cafe as I am copying it here as well. My comfort level, regarding this style, is considerably less than with my favor format, but I believe I have achieved the spirit of the verse in a way that is not too adverse. We have talents that we hope are best
  2. Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry The Frame II. The Couplet The Nasher couplet is a satirical couplet using wrenched rhyme, creating puns, or twisted words to create a rhyme. Think satire with some silliness. The lines themselves may be of any meter or not, at the discretion of the poet. It is generally a single couplet amongst other couplets. The couplet is named for the 20th-century American poet, Ogden Nash. Some people after a full day's work sit up all night getting a college education by correspondence, While others seem to think they'll get just as far by devoting thei
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