69. No Time for Rhyme

A: Poetry sucks.

B: I don't know anyone who likes it.

A: Some of it is okay, I guess.

B: Yes, the poems that rhyme and are easy to remember.

A: Like "One, two, buckle my shoe."

B: But people still write poems.

A: No one makes any money at it.

B: Shakespeare was a poet.

A: Did he get rich from his poetry?

B: Probably not.

A: Poems are a little bit like songs.

B: Yes, but songs have music. Without music, songs would suck, too.