Saturday, August 6, 2016

2190. Olympic encyclic

Bike riding's on TV from Rio
Not somewhere that I'd wish to be, oh
I've seen a few bobbles
As they ride o'er cobbles
Perhaps 'cause they go so con brio.

1 comment:

  1. "Rio" is just a tough word to rhyme well. It seems one must resort to either across-line interweaving as displayed in L2-L3 (not that there's anything wrong with that) or employing a second proper name (which, unless it is a necessary element of the story line, is, in my opinion, substandard). Even G.Legman in his magnum opus "The Limerick" presented [#92]:

    A young violinist from Rio
    Was seducing a lady named Cleo.
    . As she pulled down her panties
    . She said, "No andantes;
    I want this allegro con brio!"