What Would You Rhyme With Orange? #thesincerestformofpoetry #booklaunch

The delightfully forthright and funny Chel Owens has kindly hosted a few Q&As about how I came to write one of the poems included in my new book. She hosts the A-mused poetry contest and is a generous and supportive blogger.

Please pop over to see her post and, while you’re there, see how I rise (erm, maybe) to the challenge of rhyming with orange…

Take it away Chelsea…

Oh and the rhyme was this…

Some say it is those on the fringe

On whose votes this election will hinge;

But despite all the chatter

It’s skin tone that’ll matter:

A grey face or one that’s orange.

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published three anthologies of short stories and a memoir of my mother. More will appear soon. I will try and continue to blog regularly at geofflepard.com about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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4 Responses to What Would You Rhyme With Orange? #thesincerestformofpoetry #booklaunch

  1. V.M.Sang says:

    A good go at rhyming with orange, Geoff.
    I think I’d try to change the poem so Orange wasn’t at the end of a line! Or is that cheating?
    Will an orange face win the vote?
    Or will he just miss the boat?
    Coz those on the fringe
    The results will bring,
    Perhaps on the grey face they dote.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. willowdot21 says:

    Lol I would of chosen those words too šŸ’œ

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Chel Owens says:

    I suppose I should’ve challenged you with ‘purple.’

    Liked by 1 person

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