Rhymed Verse

What is a rhymed verse?

  • A rhymed verse is, simply something that rhymes. For example, Eye rhyme - The rhyming in this type is based on spelling and not sound. Examples are: move and love, cough and bough, food and good, death and wreath.

Here is an example of a rhymed verse written by Dave Rodgers.



Three years old

I’m old for my age and big for my size I don’t like NO and I can’t tell lies I like to play with toys mostly big trucks and trains and splashing in puddles after it rains I’m old for my age and big for my size I don’t like NO and I can’t tell lies I like corn on the cob and watermelon too, sweet apple cider but broccoli new I’m old for my age and big for my size I don’t like NO and I can’t tell lies I’m up when I’m up and sleep when I’m down and if I get mad just clear out of town I’m old for my age and big for my size I don’t like NO and I can’t tell lies I like stories about Thomas and videos too and come Halloween I going to scare you I’m old for my age and big for my size I don’t like NO and I can’t tell lies