Rhythm and rhyme with so little time.

I haven’t done this type of written experimentation in a while, not since the poetry workshop I took right before I graduated college. I miss the class, and I’m contemplating joining another workshop soon. It’s been a while, but at least the flow is coming back to me, faster than my pen can capture the speed of my thoughts. It was just a matter of tapering the timing along with the sounds rolling off my lips as I tried to figure out a good rhyme scheme. When I was done, I read it out loud and asked my sister for a second opinion.

“You recited that like you were a rapper,” my sister said.

I laughed. I didn’t know how else to react.

I suppose that it’s a good start, an affirmation that I’m messing with words in the right combinations. I’m not sure yet about performing any spoken word pieces, but at least I know I have the potential to pen some good material for the future.

Vagabond Verse


Julianne Day Ignacio

A bonafide bookworm, self-proclaimed nerd, and cat-lover, Julianne is a born-and-raised Brooklynite who loves to listen to a good story and help others cultivate their storytelling skills. Julianne received her Master's degree in Media Studies and Certificate in Media Management from The New School. You can find her crafting new content and updating the social media outlets for Verge of Verse, snapping photos, or chilling out at a cafe or park as she writes about her discoveries and her adventures in the city.

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