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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