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JP. 1948 (United Kingdom)


There’s no Z in abysmal the T’s silent in Tsar
With a mile between S’s smiles longer by far
And if you read something it was what you read
If you follow my lead I might swing the lead?
Or you could close a door but only if you’re close
Tear something in half with a tear that’s morose
If you direct someone could you be more direct?
Did reality hold defect that made you defect?
Is that hat bought in Derby a derby obvert?
In a desert for water would you ever desert?
You might make a row in a boat that you row
Or take a low bow as you tie a ties bow
But wind up a capstan for a sail to catch wind
Wound round a wound bandage all blood to rescind
All this common usage of words spelt the same
Can only make sense with the rules of the game
And the only assumption if you can but see
Is to assume makes this ass of u and of me

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Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 835
Words 177
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 18



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