It is, Rhyme-A-Day

See what others say!

Here is a new Blog, for folks that like to comment in Rhyme

to share with others, words that sound alike and have a fun time

Please consider, adding some words, that you write

I'm hoping, they all will be just, "out of sight"

Give each, of your comments a title, for a professional "look"

Who knows, maybe one day, they all will be published, in a great book

I look forward, to reading, all your comments

as I am sure, hopefully, they will make sense

- Rhyme-A-Day - 10-08-26

It makes me so happy, to say I write Rhyme, each and every day

Just let your words, express what you feel and see And in no time, you will be writing Poetry

Soon it will be, as easy as "rolling off a log" and then you too, will be another star on this Blog

And, if writing Rhyme, is too hard for you Then, I would suggest, writing a Haiku


MsGrant Aug. 26, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m.


I searched and then I found the place But then I had to run the race Sent fractures of self into space So hopeful! Perchance leave a trace? Of something that comes close to grace


Founder Aug. 27, 2010 @ 7:20 a.m.


I just awoke from a deep sleep, as if, through a wall, I did leap,

and what, is so really amazing, to me, is that, from nothing at all, I can now see!

As to where "I" did go or my thoughts did seep, all I know is, my bed now looks, like a heap.

I'm happy to "return", for another day, to explore "golly gee", I look upon it as, just another chance, to be all I can be!


Founder Aug. 28, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m.


Itself unseen, but Stress does leave, it's toll upon all enabling, Life's other woe's, to deepen their gall

Emotions enjoy, their magnified import as boisterous voices rise, to new retort

Even vision gets clouded as, many see red when extra blood is directed, into your head

Often, sudden anger makes one ready, to pounce and our muscles are only too willing, to trounce

Because Stress, can make so many things go wrong, in such a short while You should know, that to keep Stress in check, all you need to do is Smile


Founder Aug. 29, 2010 @ 10:11 a.m.

  • Factual Fall -

As I reflect, looking at, all that I have seen I now marvel, when viewing, my computer's screen

There is just so much new information, that makes me smile or frown that I usually use my computer, with the volume turned down

All the good and bad goings on, in the world becomes a blur each and every story goes past, without even a murmur

So many stories, articles and decisions, to make can be, just completely overwhelming, for heaven sake

I guess, I think of all the new info, like leaves in the Fall dropping all around me so deep, that I am happy, I'm tall


Founder Aug. 30, 2010 @ 9:46 a.m.

  • Are You Urine -

Maybe this, is what we all need, For all the dogs, that have just pee'd

Dog owners, will be required Unless, it's someone they've hired

To carry, a big hydration pack Making up, for something, we now lack

That they can use to dilute, their dogs pee Which is something, our grass would love to see


Founder Aug. 31, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m.

  • Smiling -

Have you ever suddenly been surprised and just wanted to smile causing your face to look, much more goofy, than it has in a while

This happens very often to me, more than you would think and the people who see me, often give me a big wink

This smiling can occur at any time of day and especially when I don't know what to say

Even I find myself, questioning my own smiling's timing like right now when I am, typing this and thinking of rhyming

I have seen it happen, to other folks who seem to brush it off as just great jokes

If this smile, has ever happened to you please let me know, what it is, that you do.


Founder Sept. 2, 2010 @ 8:30 a.m.

  • Words Worth -

Words that can raise, one's own ire are those that I, most desire

Just imagine, a word causing great pain or better yet, even financial gain

Then, you put all those same words together, in some cute way and sit back, to see what all of the Readers, have to say

If others, also like, what you have done their comments will be nice and that is fun

But if others just don't get, what you have said that makes me feel like, I should have stayed in bed

My professional advice, which may to you sound absurd is it just makes sense to, enjoy playing with every word


Founder Sept. 4, 2010 @ 9:10 a.m.

  • Rhyme Request - 10-09-04

Reply to #7 by nan I'm very happy you are a fan

I hope, you will soon take the time to answer me, in your own rhyme

Then we can both compare, what we say as we ponder, the rest of the day.

Here is something funny, you can try spin 'round three times and then close one eye

Pick a fun subject, you hold dear then write a Rhyme and post it here


Founder Sept. 5, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m.

-To Say Today -

I begin each new day and ponder what to say

My thoughts, just pop into my head as soon as I get out of bed

My mind, struggles to make some sense of it all while I, stumble around and try not to fall

Once I start, to write all my words down I become absorbed and rarely frown

Looking up, to reread what I have said it surprises me, where my thoughts have led

To me, each rhyme is like a new toy that's something fun to share and enjoy

Once I am done, I figure what the heck I've had my fun, now it's time for spell check

The only thing, left to do is post it, for all of you


Founder Sept. 6, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m.

  • Here I Go, Again -

This, should be real good that, is understood

Try until, I get canned unless I, am just banned

To share my thoughts, with all of you and figure out, just what to do

Some think, I'm as open, as a book while others, are sure, that I'm a rook

So I post here, just for you to see what your response comments, will then be

If you are interested, in what I've got to say then enjoy and let me know, that all this is OK

Or if your think this Blog is just too "Sick" then don't waste your time or give it a click

For me, it is real easy to write because I love to describe my plight

So, enjoy and don't get blue when, I share all this with you


Founder Sept. 7, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m.

  • Old Friend -

An old friend, just called me on the phone amazing, as I was in my zone

It took me a second to shift, my mental gears in order to visualize them, despite the years

Once I got used to, hearing their voice the old times returned, I had no choice

The past times so long ago, that we had, shared the bounty reminded me to ask if he was now, in North County

Yes, he would be in town for a short spell I'm happy now, but only time will tell

So now I'm looking forward to seeing the old dude and I'm sure we will reminisce over some good food.


Founder Sept. 10, 2010 @ 7:10 a.m.

  • Ballot Box Rhyme -

Remember this Rhyme , please do, Don't let anyone confuse you

No 23 and Yes 24 Will HELP to shut, BIG CORP's door!


Founder Sept. 10, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m.

  • Eileen meets Felon -

We each now get to make our own decisions, I see that as the greatest of our Freedoms


It is so easy to tell others what to do especially after the fact, by me and you


I feel sorry for you, because that barefooted Women you watched, also stole something very valuable from you...


Founder Sept. 12, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m.

  • When Credit Is Due -

When the time comes for me to accept Thanks I usually turn kudos into pranks

I don't suggest, that receiving Thanks is a trial after all, I almost never, forget to smile

Those that, have known me for awhile often ask, why is that my style

When pressed for an answer, I then usually just say I'm always just thinking, can I do it a new way

In truth, I guess I am just not wired like all of the rest for me, I never think that I've given it my best

So when folks, applaud, what I have done I just think, of it, as having fun

And if the above, seems a weird way to acknowledge a Thank You please realize that I am now smiling because all of this is true


Founder Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:58 a.m.

  • Prolific in Poetry -

When you're Prolific in Poetry I am so happy to admit Your words "just" Rhyme, which sets them free Thank You for sharing, your Great Wit


Founder Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:01 p.m.

  • There's No Free R & D -

Our Economy Will hurt R & D

At San Diego State I'd say they're very late

Nobody will think it is funny When they all end up without money

No Professor that teaches at that School Wants any of his peers, to think he's uncool

They better start calling, everyone they all know And make it really clear, that they need some "REAL" dough


Founder Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m.

  • San Diego's, Big Money Woes -

What is happening right now in our Great City due to poor Leadership, is such a big pity

All our poorer residents, have now started, to pout as the City announces, yet another, Brown out

Voters are now asking how come our Budget got so neglected and are angry when they learn that's how our Leaders got elected

Seems to get elected, they all needed the Big Unions OK but once in Office, they had to support, giving them lots more pay

Going Bankrupt should be a solution that is easy for the City to do except all our Leaders own Salary and Pensions would then be affected too!

So what solution are our Leaders now suggesting, for being so lax; just that all of US voters, should now approve an increase in our Sales Tax

If you are like me and think that these Leaders have a lot of gall then tell all your friends, don't forget to vote NO on Prop D this Fall!


Founder Sept. 18, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m.

  • The Poets Trick -

I ask, "How can it be?" Reading what others see

Choosing their words so well Sure makes their Poetry swell

I'm sure it is something I lack Because when I write I'm a hack

But I don't let that get me down unless it makes all of you frown

Rhyming is not as easy as it looks even though it's found in hundreds of books

So I continue to struggle with each word I pick In the hopes that very soon I'll learn The Poets Trick

Writing words that make folks laugh, cry or just sigh is something that I think everyone should try

Writing out our "thought feelings" usually makes one feel Great And shifts both the Reader and Writer into a new State.


Founder Sept. 18, 2010 @ 6:38 p.m.

  • Late Fate -

It must be my fate That I'm five hours late

I just now saw this new blog and feel like I'm in a fog

What with Haiku, Rhyme, now Tanka and all the posts I'm getting so popular, I'll soon need a Roast

Let me know if you all feel the same way And I hope all my Kudos make your day

Please add to both of the Haiku - A - Day and Rhyme - A - Day's I am looking forward to what each of you have to say


Founder Sept. 19, 2010 @ 8:53 a.m.

  • The ABC Protest Poem -

If you print and sign the protest, then fax it to me, I'll scan and then email it, into the ABC


nan shartel Sept. 19, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m.

for Founder

Yes he speak his truth

between licking lips and "Baby Ruth"

poetically he has his way

if salty i suppose

it's entered in the prose

i like the lad thats what i say

applaud his efforts each HAIKU day

and wish his poems Calooh Callay!!!

don't u dare talk about being banned...i've lost way to many friends here already dang it


Founder Sept. 19, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m.

  • Rhyme Time -

One and one make it two Soon there will be a few What will the Reader do We'll all drive them Cuckoo

We'll demand things that Rhyme I think it's about time Like drinking beer with lime or watching a great mime


Founder Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m.

  • Welcome Back to A2Z -

Welcome Back to A2Z I've wondered where you could be We've missed you enormously

You're SDG&E free How lucky can a guy be If you're not sure just ask me


Founder Sept. 22, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m.

-- R as in Real Wasteful -

Reply to #34 PHD You have said, what is for many, hard to see

Voters, try and vote, for the best solutions but now, instead get, faulty Institutions

Maybe the old Board is afraid that someone will tell the tale and all their careful planning will now get them all into jail

If Prop R, is really the key to all of this the Board, must be scared, of their big money abyss

One thing, is for me, real sure The first to talk, is impure

So by asking far more questions, we all must to insure, no more waste, of the Public Trust


Founder Sept. 24, 2010 @ 8:54 a.m.

  • Time Out -

When taxpayers are getting hit, in the balls It's not the time to build Stadiums or Malls

It is sure to be a BIG WIN, for some Wealthy folks in the know but for the rest, it will be a place they cannot afford to go

With so many things to fix in Escondido why should voters choose to build a place they won't go

Remember this when you're voting this fall and be on the lookout for more Foul Balls


Founder Sept. 26, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m.

  • Worm Squirm -

Worms crawl in and worms crawl out while never making a shout

They hungrily eat all of my waste never complaining about the taste

It is amazing how fast they multiply going about life without even a sigh

They come in many colors and types some even have bands but never stripes

Watching whenever worms wiggle along makes me wonder if they're singing a song

Watching them all move, each at their own beat just like great dancers, but without any feet

I call that writhing, twisting, shimmy, The Squirm because to do it, you have to be a worm


Founder Sept. 30, 2010 @ 8:51 a.m.

  • Almost 47 -

Reply to Almost 47 You're now, just closer to Heaven

What can I say About that day

I really don't mind saying so For me it was a while ago

I did the math, thinking back to that 47th Party But could not remember who showed up and who was tardy

I do remember it was a day happier than the rest So on your next Birthday, I of course wish you all of the Best

But please, on next October Fifth Remember age, is just a myth

Buy a Lottery ticket and then do something fun then let me know if 47 was THE day you won


Founder Oct. 3, 2010 @ 9:15 a.m.

  • Too Busy -

I've been too busy, I say To compose a Rhyme each day

I wonder if I now consider that statement to be true When there are so many things I never get around to do

I seem to pick and choose as I please To single one out is such a tease

In my mind Rhymes continue to come and go But if I don't write them down they'll never show

So making Rhymes also requires some work But if they're very good it's such a perk

Re-reading some of the old Rhymes I have written Makes me wonder why with those words I was smitten

Like this very Rhyme I am writing right now Will I in the future think it is a Wow

Writing daily Rhymes from something I used to mutter Is for me more fun than playing Golf with a putter

So I sit here and wonder how to finish this one But at least I'm smiling because it's been so much fun


Founder Oct. 3, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m.

  • CV's Preparation H -

Reply to #13 It must have been quite the scene

I bet that old CV was the hot place to Be!

Now that old Leaders are sucking up the money the times in Chula Vista are not so funny

I hope the voters this time study the issues much more and if they do they'll kick the Greedy Leaders out the door.

Folks that really do care about the neighborhood where they live Only want the best for everyone there and know how to give

If the voters voted in some new Leaders to "shrink" their ills They would not need any "Preparation H" to deal with their bills


Founder Oct. 5, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m.

  • Hollow Wiener's Party -

Reply #19 To go would be so keen

I'll practice my BOO And how about you

I wonder how many that are Rich Will then decide to go as a Witch

Would you show up as KFC I know there should be at least three

Maybe someone would send their jet for Don Bauder And he could come dressed up as the Man of the Hour

I bet many will go dressed up as a boater As for me I'll go as just another voter

Perhaps it would be better if you could To get dressed up and go as Robin Hood

If I show up in my beater Will they know I'm from the Reader

One thing you are sure to see is plenty of beef But I bet nobody shows up dressed up as a thief

Someone that's dressed up as big money Would not be viewed as very funny

If on the other hand you went as a cook Everyone would know you were really a crook

So ask all the very Wealthy folks you know To see if we can get invited to go


Founder Oct. 8, 2010 @ 9:18 a.m.

  • Posting Poetry -

You are of course always most welcome to Rhyme-Away, but remember some are sensitive to what you say

Please add words you are proud to use and try not to somehow abuse

I look forward to reading what each person has to say in the hopes that what they write will truly inspire my day

So if you like to read and or write Rhyme you are in luck then as now is the time


Founder Oct. 12, 2010 @ 11:05 a.m.

  • DeMaio's Rout -

Great $TORY of DeMaio's Rout About $an Diego's $ELLOUT.

Don't forget, Vote No on D Just how $tupid can we be

Now our Leaders are thinking of another $TADIUM While our City's now in huge all time debt, which is just DUMB

I think they all have a lot of Gall Voters should now start thinking RECALL!


Founder Oct. 13, 2010 @ 8:59 a.m.

  • $WC Board's Game -

$WC needs new Leadership To fix it's education $LIP

Why vote for more of the $AME Don't be fooled by their old "Game"

$WC's Board is "out of touch" All these stories show just how much

What's important is what Students learn Instead of what Board Members earn

When Voters decide, to kick out the old Guard They will get rid of, lots of $WC LARD

Before you vote, talk to $WC students you know I'm sure they will tell you, the Old Board has to Go

If you are not sure of just who is telling all the lies Why not visit $WC and then see with your own eyes

Why is their Board using the College funds To make money for private Foundations


Founder Oct. 14, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m.

  • Culture of Fear -

Reply #18 To me that sound just mean

Promotion of a "Culture of Fear" Is against everything I hold Dear

A whole school year ago Tell me it is not so

What an huge educational waste $WC's Board leaves me with distaste

The question now is just what to do I wonder if anyone will sue

Now is the time for all of the Students to speak out And turn the Boards re-election plans into a rout

The Faculty and Staff need to get to out from under the College Boards yoke Educating students for the future should not be made into a joke

Tell every voter you all know This old College Board has to go


Founder Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m.

  • What Yellow and Brown Does to Green -

This sounds like an ad But is that all bad

If you want to talk about dog's pee and shit Get your facts right or suffer from some more wit

All dog owners should pick up after their pets Protecting the Earth is as good as it gets

For all those that don't or just smear and then go They make it crappy for everyone to mow

Artificial turf requires lots of water to smell and look right Because if you don't wash it down often , it won't be a pretty sight


Founder Oct. 14, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m.

  • SP's Tentative Ruling -

Reply to the comment #1 Going before the Judge is no fun

Since you called this decision right What are the chances of a fight

Have any thoughts about Judge Meyer's Is he good at putting out big fires

Please share all that you now know Will Scott get really big dough

Who will now plead both the City and Mayor's case A giant settlement would be such a big waste

Since you know the laws about how to sue Thanks again SP for all that you do


Founder Oct. 15, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m.

  • D for Delay -

Prop D is for Delay That is what you all say

I think all of you are right This case is really a fright

Putting this Big Case off until after the election Will make some of them as happy as an erection

Now the legal wheeling and dealing will start Something in San Diego smells like a fart

Who knows what's happening behind closed doors Hopefully they're not hiring any whores

They now have more time to look for loopholes But they are now really afraid of moles

Who knows what each of them will do And who will be the next to sue

By putting off the Big Case until just after the vote They'll have longer to decide who will be their escape goat

I bet they all are calling in every favor Looking for some eleventh hour Big Case saver

In the end I guess it will just all come down to money But the voters will not find the large settlement funny


nan shartel Oct. 16, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m.

this is a very cool idea Founder...but why not put in the blog they came out of to put them in context and educate the reader at the same time


Founder Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m.

Reply #40 Nan I did as part of the plan

As Tweedy said, "I did, I did"...


Founder Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m.

  • Respect for the Sea -

Reply #1 Some have all the fun

PricklyPear your comment is so cool Another word for poser is fool

I look forward to reading more from you What you're saying is refreshingly true

All those that make it off the Beach Know the Ocean has much to Teach

Money might equip the Wanna Be but it won't buy Respect for the Sea


Founder Oct. 17, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m.

  • North Park Cite's -

Bars and Clubs are all about the money That's why their business is always "Funny"

When those that are "indie" Continue to $pendie

While the so called "punks' Pay to drink like Drunks

Nobody minds loud folks watching an exciting game but when it happens after Midnight, it is insane

Selling you all the drinks you can buy Makes Owners happy, as you get high

So when it's at the end of your party and time for "last call" Make sure you are sober, so you don't end up, against the wall

Getting a DUI ticket "Nightcap" is not very nice Anybody know where you can get a Lawyer, at half price

North Park now has the most Police Patrols on site All of which are just looking for drinkers to Cite


Founder Oct. 19, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m.

  • Binge Cringe -

"Chad was only doing his Job" Why does that, make me want to sob

Someone getting paid as a Crasher Should not be, a Neighborhood Basher

When it comes to the Revelers What about all those Raise Hellers

As for terrible party crasher etiquette Promoting binge-drinking, is as low as it gets

If North Park is going to be really cool We don't need anyone acting like a fool

Come, have fun and spread some local Joy But respect Neighbors and don't Destroy

If that is something you really don't want to do Perhaps you should Party, with the Lions, in the Zoo


Founder Oct. 20, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m.

  • Sagacious Too -

Reply #91 & #92 Thanks to You Don for being sagacious too

When it comes to great Reader Blogging "You're the Man" None can champion Freedom of Speech like you can

Because the Reader is a San Diego Institution Everyone blogging just wants both Fair and Fast Resolution

Now it is time To end this Rhyme


Founder Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m.

  • Fiscal Fiasco -

Our elected Leaders say, "Services must be cut" Now they're asking all of us, to determine just what

They say, "Our City is in terrible Debt" All the while, they are making a back door bet

They're getting the OK, to spend a Billion on a new Bowl While suggesting, huge layoffs and putting workers on the dole

I know all this money double talk sounds crazy, but it is true If you don't believe me, just wait until someone, decides to sue

Our City is now being sold out and is something we will all miss As our Leaders protect their Pensions and push US into the abyss

If you are just wondering, if there's anything you can do, to stop this irk Tell all to VOTE NO ON PROP D & PUT OUR CITY LEADERS TO WORK


Founder Oct. 22, 2010 @ 7:18 p.m.

  • Dancing Spittle -

I'm glad your number one in Montana It looks like I'll be a real big fanna

I'm glad you spend part of your time here Soon you too will hold the Ocean dear

San Diego doesn't have much sweet heather But we do have the best national weather

I'd be interested in your poetic reply Hopefully something more wordy than a brief sigh

By the way, I liked you're smiling face and all your Poems implied tone and pace

I am glad you are now published in San Diego Let's hope this is just the beginning of some real dough


Founder Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m.

  • The Three $tooges -

Reply #2 A question for you

Are you referring to The Three $tooges Who are making a joke of City Biz

The Voters do not think it's a laughing matter Watching the Politicians get so much fatter

All Prop D will do is help to fund their really BIG Pension But it will not do anything for citizen retention

The City of San Diego is now so deeply in massive fiscal debt That spending a Billion on a new Guacamole Bowl is NOT a sure bet


Founder Oct. 24, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m.

  • SWC_Teacher -

A reply to #52 I hope everyone is proud of you

Great Blogging Sir, Mister Lopez I hope all believe what you sez

I have never had the pleasure Perhaps when you get some leisure

I would enjoy shaking your hand I love folks that take a firm stand

I thank you for modeling the RIGHT WAY Let's hope your colleagues add to what you say

Together you can get the voters to give the Old Board the boot Then one and all should stand at attention and give you a salute


Founder Oct. 26, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m.

  • The Truth Will Set SWC Free -

Reply #85 Great Post and that is no jive

Saving Accreditation Surely demands quick action

The President of $WC goes BYE BYE Because of too much of his secret BUY BUY!

Students get back their voice College Board has NO CHOICE

Voting Day is coming very soon SWC will adopt a new tune

Once all of the voters have had their say SWC will operate the RIGHT way


Founder Oct. 27, 2010 @ 8:36 a.m.

  • Money Door -

Adding to #84 Keep your eye on their Money Door

Are those that come in empty handed with BULL Leaving $WC with BOTH of their Hands FULL

They are not smart enough to NOT be leaving some kind of trail That once discovered may just prevent them from making any Bail

Those that are very Greedy really hold each other in AWE They all have forgotten that nobody is Above the Law


Founder Oct. 29, 2010 @ 8:52 a.m.

  • Pork Clogged Pipes -

Reply to #2 Nan I'm happy you are his fan

I like your usage of "a$$wipes" Because it also rhymes with "pipes"

The Educational Pipeline at $WC is clogged With all of the fiscal "PORK FAT" that their OLD Board has Hogged

One thing Voters never expected to have learned Was how all the students college credits got burned

Now the only thing that Voters can do that may provide a fix Is to give the old Board members seeking re-election the NIX

Everyone knows Pork only belongs on a spit and NO College Board should treat its students like shit


Founder Oct. 29, 2010 @ 10:40 a.m.


Even diehard Fans still talk about the now historic Charger ticket "DEAL" And so I predict, this memory will stick They and the rest of the voters will remember, the Guacamole Bowl $TEAL For many decades, it will make folks $ICK...


Founder Oct. 29, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m.

  • Rev'n Debt -

A reply to #7 Our CITY Debt is still rev'n

It's true and that is NO JOKE In a City that's now Broke

Now many of the folks that now live in $an Diego Will now have to figure out someplace new where they can go

They all will be wondering, "Why did this have to happen to me!" Getting our City $OLD OUT, is something I never thought I'd see

All this time folks have been worrying about the BIG earthquake When they should have been preparing for not being treated Jake

When voters ask, "What if anything they can now Do" Many of them are now thinking, of who we should $ue


Founder Oct. 29, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m.

  • Build and the Rich will COME -

Reply to #6 They're up to their old tricks

Only if it will save them more money And I am not trying to be funny

Maybe this is why using non Union Labor is now up for Vote Saving a dime is something the Ultra Wealthy always do by rote

I bet the Unions will be cut from working on the Guacamole Bowl Reducing all those Union Workers wages, will be the Owners first goal

After getting the Unions to support Prop D They will now lose more jobs, just wait and you will see

Voters and all taxpayers are now getting stuck in the back That's why many are talking of giving our Leaders the $ACK

So voting No on Prop D Is the first BIG step for me


Founder Oct. 29, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m.

  • IN$IGHT -

Reply to #19 What you say is what I've seen

You say it with such actual "flair" Sometimes I wonder if I dare

SD's Readers are lucky to have your insight And also your memory of what is Wrong and what is Right

I'm happy to be your Fan Because Don B., You're the Man!


Founder Oct. 30, 2010 @ 9:38 a.m.

  • Flair For Flare -

Reply #21 These words are just so much fun

I love the great usage of both While some might respond with an oath

When our Librarians now retire with a HUGE City Pension** I can understand why they do not want it given a mention

This gives us all a new insight into those that handle our books Because their Pensions are now so large many think of them as Rooks

For all your Readers that this info comes, as a really big bad shock Check the provided link and you'll learn why, San Diego is in hock

So Don, keep doing what you do with your Flair for Flare When it comes to wealthy Librarians, we all care



nan shartel Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m.


good one pally and i love that ur putting up the blogs u wrote them 4 now



Founder Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m.

  • Absotutely NPrick -

Reply #31 What you're drinking sounds like fun

I'm sure that "NPrick" Will love your word trick

I bet it was easy for you to say It's the funniest comment of the day

He will grow, in NP fame Everyone, will know his name

I'm sure, that his new moniker, will stick Good thing, his real name's not something, like Dick

I bet he will laugh And not have a calf

Why get mad or start to cuss Because now he is Famous

While some may think it is sick I say, "All Hail NPrick"


Founder Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m.

  • Bars to Cars -

Reply #33 I guess this is hard to "SEE"

I'll now try to make this really clear When folks drink to much wine, liquor or beer

The trouble is not inside the Bars It occurs on the way to Patrons cars

That is happens almost every "Late night" Is something that gives neighbors a big fright

Living in North Park certainly has its share of perks But that sure does not include dealing with drunken "Jerks"

When this happens over and over it really makes you sick That is why it is bugging everyone including NPrick


Founder Oct. 30, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m.

  • $lime Rhyme -

Reply #103 I bet all the drinks were free

This Board really has to Go You can quote me, I said so!

Here is a real quick good Voter Tip The $WC Board's out to Rip

So vote for College Board change $WC now has Fiscal Mange


Founder Nov. 1, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m.

  • Red Ink $tink -

Reply #43 Now we're really up a tree

Since the City is now drowning in RED INK And City Hall has started to really $TINK

The most important question now for US is Who to Call Does anyone know someone that will not FUMBLE the ball

We need to find someone that is NOT on the Public Dime Like a Legal Plumber that is used to dealing with $LIME

If they could help US recover just some of what we lost It surely would be well worth it at whatever the cost

I'm sure that there are a few well qualified Lawyers with all the right skills It would take time but I bet the Voters would be happy to pay their bills

As for me I now think it would be worth any cost To recover even part of what we have lost

If I was asked to suggest to them for a great place to start I'd say pick the Guacamole Bowl Stadium DEAL apart

But they probably don't need to ask me what to do Since they already would be experts in how to SUE

Things in our City have now gotten so bad Maybe we all should chip in and run an ad


Founder Nov. 3, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m.

  • D as in Defeated -

Reply to All Prop D did Fall

Now is a great time Too rejoice in Rhyme

I dreamed last night of the Prop D bout Now I'm glad to find it was a rout

Just like all of us taxpayers, our City Leaders now have to work Its time to declare Bankruptcy and cut the Pension fat with a dirk

Carl DeMaio and Aguirre will now both probably led the way We all need to consider everything they and others have to say

Our Mayor must now listen to US instead of just his Wealthy friends If he accepts the will of the people it's now time to make amends

Let's hope he is strong enough to stop selling his soul By doing secret deals like the New Stadium Guacamole Bowl

Now is the time to spend less time playing golf with his putter and get to work pulling San Diego out of the gutter

All City and Redevelopment money needs to help US get out of BIG debt If we consider all options not just promote for Pensions we can win this bet

Let's now work together to get rid of Pity We all only want what's best for our Great City


Founder Nov. 5, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m.

  • The Big Chalice -

Attention Mister Matthew-Alice Don't stop trying for The Big Chalice

Life is way too short To change your report

Or to let the very few In any way upset you


Founder Nov. 7, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m.

  • THE Glory Story -

The dead line was met The story was set

Now that your work has been posted You wonder if you'll get roasted

It will be interesting to read each comment Especially if they are apt and not too bent

Considering all the words you had to leave out Would make almost all of the lesser writers pout

But writing takes effort like rowing a dory Maybe this new one will be THE Glory Story


Founder Nov. 19, 2010 @ 7:30 a.m.

  • Blue Moon Party Time -

Blue Moon written Rhyme

Not happy with just the night lights of the City

It's the original two fir without Pity

Blue Moon Party Time


Founder Nov. 20, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m.

  • Very Library -

This is easy for me I've planned it out you see

North Park's tiny Library Would no longer be scary

When my ship comes in It'd be a has-been

I'd fund a private Library that was tall That was never subject to Brown Outs at all

It would teach the City what can really be done If greed is replaced with Educational Fun

It would be state of the Art and all Free And cover everything from A to Z

You could access it all the time For those like me that like to Rhyme

Plus for everyone that loves Haiku I'd make sure it was some shade of Blue


Founder Nov. 25, 2010 @ 8:14 a.m.

  • Ditto Kudos -

Online Readers learn much from what they all have to say About what's going on in San Diego each day

I'd also add Refried to that list When he's not commenting he is missed


Founder Nov. 25, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m.

  • Sixty Nine -

Number Sixty Nine, chime I'm Writing another Rhyme

I admit it has taken me some time But many of them are as cool as rime

Makes me feel like a mime Trying to add some lime

To others they all may not be worth a dime But to me each of them helps describes who I'm


Founder Nov. 28, 2010 @ 8:35 a.m.

  • Kinda Berserk Poetic Work -

I think Boy Howdy You sure are rowdy

Quoting from your own work Would drive some berserk

But words do provide many escapes Especially if you are Jack Grapes

And to think you've made money When your writing is so funny

I can now see why you got all the grants Folks just love listening to all your rants


Founder Nov. 28, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m.

  • Deception Reception -

Funny Money Near the White House lawn Spent on Greed

Could-a Would-a Be better spent on Plants and seed

Meet 'em Greet 'em Party until Dawn Those that lead

Bye Bye Good Buy Folks with jobs now gone All in need

Sigh 'er Liar Not a public pawn No good Deed

Righty Mighty Battles are Un-won Soldiers bleed

Caring Sharing Help fellow man, Yawn Zero Freed

Spin Win Don't become a con No one heed


Founder Nov. 28, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m.

  • For RFG -

For RFG It's sad for Me

You say Good Bye I start to Cry

I wish your leaving was not true It won't be the same without you

I can understand your frustration About lies from another Nation

Please consider writing about TJ's allure It will encourage folks to come and take a tour

Please share all the info you now know If you write it we will know it is so

As for me and many others here We'll hold you in our heart as dear

And if stop writing in the Reader you must Please share an email address with those your trust

★ Manténgase bien y sé que será extrañado por todos nosotros!|es|Stay%20well%20and%20know%20you%20will%20be%20missed%20by%20us%20all!

Kudos to Google Translate...


Founder Dec. 1, 2010 @ 4:34 a.m.

  • Write Invite -

If you like to write Rhyme And have some extra time

Please add some of your own I'm sure no one will groan

Just use the above link Let us know what you think

All the best and good luck Don't step on a brown duck*



Founder Dec. 1, 2010 @ 5:11 a.m.

  • Neat Meet Street -

Beat both of your feet To 30th Street

It's a great place to meet And get something to eat

Enjoyed with or without MSG 30th Street is THE place to be

From way up North to way down South You'll find treats to put in your mouth

So the next time you are ready for a lark Grab a few friends and come on up to North Park


Founder Dec. 4, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m.

  • Solidarity is not spelled $OLIDARITY -

What is now happening here So many living in fear

During the 60's we all tried to help each other It wasn't just something you learned from your own mother

Now for folks there are almost no good jobs If you listen close you can hear the sobs

Looking for a good job is real tough on the feet But that's not as bad as having nothing to eat

There are so many that are in this situation That it is changing the image of our great nation

We all need to work together again And start treating each other like our kin

We The People control our own fate Our Country was not built upon hate

Even those Managers on Wall Street will see the light When they watch their investors money start to take flight

Each of US must tell our Leaders of our aim And remind them that this is no greedy game

If we all can call our Leaders each and every day Soon they will have to listen to what we have to say

Its time for each of US to take a stand And give our fellowman a helping hand


Founder Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m.

  • $elf $ervice -*

Are all of our Leaders out of their minds Helping themselves while putting US in binds

We elected them to do a good job for US But now it seems all we can ever do is cuss

What is now happening in the USA Many are thinking that we have lost our way

So just where is our great Country bound Now that jobs are nowhere to be found

Our Leaders are making lots of big deals While our People are having to skip meals

They smile for the camera without shame While at the same time they are the blame

If you are not Rich or a Corporation You have little say in running our Nation

I doubt Leaders even care about US or what we think Unless they want donations or get caught in a real stink

Our last election we voted for Change as the right way to go Now many are begging for any change because they have no dough

While our Leaders discuss how they need ever more money To all those struggling to make ends meet that's not funny

Things will be very different in our next election Voters won't support a greedy candidate selection

So my advice to all Leaders fearful of a recall You better start doing what's right and getting on the ball

  • I dedicate this poem to all those that HATE BEING RIPPED OFF by our elected Leaders!

Founder Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m.

  • For Matting -

Thinking of many words that rhyme is a kick Getting them to display is another trick

It is one thing to conceive of words so they mean just what you want to say Another entirely new problem is having them appear that way

Once you are finished going back and forth so it is done Then that is the time to remind yourself that this was fun


Founder Dec. 22, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m.

  • The Princess Say's -

Well Done Have Fun

I'm am totally OK Enjoy your Holiday stay

When you both get home I'll let you atone

They are treating me real great I'll can even stay up late

I will protect our cozy house And be on guard for any mouse

Plus just to let you know You missed a great rainbow

It has stopped raining here With Love your little Dear


Founder Dec. 24, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m.

  • Real Zeal Appeal -

What a great Somewhat late

Big Christmas present For each resident

Saving US lots of big dough For all of San Diego

That would be a great start for the New Year Then just think of how much we would all cheer

So all the best with your special appeal It is about time folks learn not to steal


Founder Dec. 24, 2010 @ 6:54 p.m.

  • Christmas Eve Rhyming Weave -

It is now almost Christmas eve Another Rhyme just time to weave

I've enjoyed writing Rhyme for all of you Hopefully you have all enjoyed them too

Thanks for allowing me to share all my Rhyme Hopefully it has added to your fun time

So now on Christmas Eve I say to each of you Good Health and Good Luck in all that each of you do


Founder June 10, 2011 @ 10:05 a.m.

  • Radioactive Food For Thought -

Please Chu On This Somethings Amiss

Where will the displaced go You are smart and should know

We all just want what is best Nuclear has failed the test

Somehow it is just not fair More pollution in our air

Japan is leading the way Toward a future scary day


Founder Dec. 13, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m.


-Sending My Best To Those In Need -

Some Imagined Links... Now that really $TINK$

I'm a Poetic, And I know It.

If it were up to just me We'd all be nuclear free!

Good Luck Japan From a huge Fan


Founder Sept. 23, 2012 @ 9:28 a.m.

Poets Don't Pay -

What do you say

A blog a day

Instead of pay

Hip Hip Hooray

Poets don't pay

That sound OK?


shirleys1 April 4, 2015 @ 2:45 p.m.

**A Mime make a rhyme Sure a Mime can make a rhyme But who would hear it

Shirley Smothers**


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