Wishy-washy



They are rinky-dinky,
the sad booboisies.
They are slinky-kinky,
the weird escapees.

They are smoggy-foggy,
the odd bizarrerie.
They are soggy-boggy,
the dank inductees.

They are dingy-stingy,
the old debauchees.
They are fringy-mingy,
the mean attendees.

They are goofy-spooky,
the new bourgeoisies.
They are spoofy-fluky,
the mad franchisees.

They are scabby-crabby,
the vile coteries.
They are shabby-flabby,
the fat arrestees.

They are wishy-washy,
the weak bonhomies.
They are squishy-squashy,
the faint devotees.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABAB AXAB ABXB ABAB ABAB ABAB
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 495
Words 72
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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