Poetry: dangle, labor, neatly

On Wednesdays, I compose a limerick based on the prompt from Three Word Wednesday. Today's words are: dangle, labor, neatly  (it's more fun if you read it aloud - try it!):

  I labor to make these words neatly
Fit in this meter, and sweetly;
Thanks to that wrangle
No syllables dangle,
Every line scans quite completely!

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  1. and they scan lovely. great work as always Tony.

  2. You always show respect for both meter and rhyme - well done.

  3. marvelously created! you definitely wrangled it in well.

  4. nice job - you did it with words that weren't so easy!

  5. I like doing limericks but these three seemed too tricky to tackle. You did well!


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