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doggerel

, dogrel
a. comic verse, usually irregular in measure
b. (as modifier): a doggerel rhythm
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Well, there are probably a lot of people who'd say (or used to say) the same about Robert Service, but The Wild Party is "The Cremation of Sam McGee" without rhythm, and what's doggerel without a beat?
Republican Assemblyman William Knight produced a less polite version of the same message, circulating a constituent's doggerel that read in part, "Sent for family, they just trash
Ass Maggots is perhaps best known for his award-winning fictional book of short stories, poems, fiction fragments and assorted doggerel, "Quickies
In the November, 1983 issue Gardner quotes this doggerel in his article "'The Dybbuk and the Hexagram":
My son, aware of my history of composing doggerel to recite at birthdays and wedding anniversaries of friends and family, tipped me about it.
Some may find the forced doggerel rhyme and computer generated graphics not among their favourite delivery methods, yet the central theme of friendship is endearing.
But in describing Robert Burns as the king of doggerel he touched a chord within me.
He said: "The Scottish national poet is no more than a king of sentimental doggerel.
Waddington-Feather is honest enough to admit that much of the verse is doggerel, but goes on to say that some reached real excellence.
It contained an unsigned greetings card, inside which was a slip of paper bearing carefully-typed doggerel entitled Hettie's Lament, which began:
Even the god-awful poetry is horribly familiar as Brian Patten and Roger McGough fill any gaps between the scientific bits with toothachingly twee doggerel about "setting off on a birth cycle made for two".
I celebrate its riches with the following bit of doggerel, written exclusively with his terminology: