TYBURN


A tyburn is a six line poem with a set syllable count.The first four lines rhyme and are all descriptive words. The last two lines rhyme and incorporate the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th lines as the 5th to 8th syllables. The structure is:

line 1 - 2 syllables
line 2 - 2 syllables
line 3 - 2 syllables
line 4 - 2 syllables
line 5 - 9 syllables
line 6 - 9 syllables




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Unresistable

Craver,
waiver,
savour,
flavour.
Toss that diet, craver waiver, sweet
taste temptations, savour flavour, eat.



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Strange

Crazy,
kooky,
loony,
loopy,
You are deranged (crazy, kooky frown)
Completely mad; loony loopy clown.



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Shall I?

Prevent?
Comment?
Lament?
Assent?
No need to prevent, comment ... undress.
Don't think of lament ... assent, caress.



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Rat

Ugly,
hairy,
filthy,
dirty,
scavenging beast, ugly, hairy, fat,
spreader of plague, filthy, dirty rat.




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Drivers Blessing

Revive
Survive
Arrive
Alive
If you are tired, revive, survive, rest
It's better to arrive alive, blessed