I Don’t Call it Poetry

I don’t call it Poetry –

rather it’s just Rhyme.

It’s something that I like to do –

when I have the time.

My hope is that I don’t offend –

those who know the art.

If by rules I had to play –

I’d not know where to start.

Beginning while in Army green –

to take my mind away.

From days I hated way back then –

and still do to this day.

But then I stopped and don’t know why –

then started new to write.

Encouraged by some friends I made –

right upon this site.

It’s like a puzzle that I see –

with words a scattered there.

Placed into a melody –

that comes out of thin air.

I’m grateful for this site of ours –

as it is a place.

Where I post my little Rhymes –

at my novice pace.

I also hope it keeps at bay –

in older folks occurs.

By writing Rhymes of different stuff –

I don’t get Alzheimer’s.