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The Difference Between Poetry and Prose

An English teacher was explaining the differences of poetry and prose to her class.

“Mary had a little lamb, whose fleece was white as snow, and everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go.”

“This is an example of poetry, but if I wanted to change it to prose I would say, ‘the l...

The leaders of Russia, Syria, and America are arguing about who is the best at catching criminals.

The secretary-general of the UN decides to give them a test. He releases a rabbit into a forest and tells them they must catch it.

The American team goes in. They place animal informants throughout the forest. They question all plant and mineral witnesses. After three months of extensive inve...

There was a firefighter who always recited a poetry verse before extinguishing a blaze.

He was a real prose before hose kinda guy.

Been thinking about starting a program to rehabilitate felons through the power of writing

So I've been considering all the prose and cons.

I held a creative writing seminar at a women’s prison last month

How did it go? Well, it had its prose and cons.

I started a literacy program for inmates.

There's been some prose and cons.

I just got a new job at the prison library

It has its prose and cons.

My brother just started taking a Klingon literature course

He says it has its prose and Khans

I wrote down what I thought about mongolian poetry

It has its prose and its Khans

They started a poetry contest at my local prison But I don't know how I feel about that

There are prose and cons

I can't decide whether to join the bard's college or the thieves' guild...

I guess I'll just have to weigh the prose and cons. :)

I just got a new job teaching English at a maximum security prison. It's going to be tough but like any other job out there.....

It'll have its prose and cons.

Why is it a good idea to put more books in prison libraries?

Because the prose outweigh the cons.

I'm considering taking a position to translate old Mongolian poetry

The job has its Prose and Kahns

A man has the opportunity to win a million dollars if he can cross lake Superior in a 16 foot sailboat...

The people sponsoring the challenge give the man two choices of what he can bring on the boat to assist him. He can either bring a large box of novels or two criminals. However, the people running the competition get to choose what the books are and who the criminals are.

The man realizes the...

Can you write a whole paragraph without the letter A?

I wouldn't recommend it.

Honestly, your sentences willl just sound wrong.
Everyone will notice you're doing something
different. Your writing won't flow smoothly. You'll
use weird words.

It's not worth the effort involved in spending
time online looking up tons of synonym...

I’m writing a book about the advantages and disadvantages of being both an author and a scammer.

It’s called Prose and Cons

Came up with this joke this morning in the shower.

I took a tour of a prison for poets, at the end the warden asked what I thought of it. I said it has its prose and cons.

I have plans to start a business reading poetry and short stories to the imprisoned

I call it Prose and Cons

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I asked my friend about his time in prison.

"I have mixed feelings. On one hand I was surrounded by the worst society had to offer. I shared cells with thieves, murderers, and rapists. On the other hand the prison library was filled with the best collection of literature that I've ever seen. I don't know. It has its prose and cons."

I often get asked what it's like to work as both a writer and a scammer...

I just say that it has its own Prose and Cons

Why was the prison writing contest canceled?

The warden decided that there were too many cons and not enough prose

A friend of mine wrote a book in prison about ratings systems

It was titled "Prose and Cons"

I started a program at the local jail to teach creative writing to inmates.

It’s called Prose and Cons

Three prisoners break out of their jail cell.

There is only one prison guard, and he knows he is outnumbered. Instead of trying to take the prisoners down, he shouts “Hey! I don’t think you should do this. You should go back to your cells and wait out your sentence.“ The prisoners laugh, but the guard keeps talking. He gives them every reason w...

Did you hear about the Star Trek poetry night?

It has it's Prose and Khan's.

It's widely known that some members of a prison population become well-read and crafty with words.

Sometimes you can mix prose with cons.

Whaddya use to decide whether to host a Star Trek poetry event?

A list of prose in Khans.

My local prison started a program where inmates get together once a week to read poetry

they're calling it "Prose and Cons"

A Star Trek forum exists where Trekkies can debate additions to the universe's lore.

It's called Prose and Khans.

I just finished reading a book by a group of amateur poets...

The poems aren’t bad, but you can tell they’re not prose.

What do you call an amateur sports team made up entirely of poets?

semi-prose

One of my friends is writing a book about the speech patterns of prison and the criminals inside

In other words, the prose and cons of jail

How did Christopher Marlowe keep his writing secret from the other prisoners when he went to jail?

He separated the prose from the cons.

Did you hear about the famous writer who turned out to be a fraud?

His life had its prose and cons.

I dumped a girl because she wouldn’t let me read poetry.

Prose before hoes.

Two men were chatting in a bar

"So what do you do?"

"I write"

"Oh, poetry or prose?"

"Neither, I write cartoons"

"Why's that?"

"No rhyme or reason"

A local prison introduced an English Literature course...

.. during the inmates' free time. The thought behind it was that if the prisoners had lessons on great writers such as Joyce, Hemingway, or Poe it would help them express themselves as well as helping with their rehabilitation back into society. Unfortunately, the program failed. It seems that when ...

As a volunteer, I taught a seminar on how to write persuasive speeches at my local prison.

I titled the course: "Prose and Cons".

What's a good thing about a novelist conman?

He may have a lot of cons, but he also has a lot of prose.

Why did Shakespeare break up with his girlfriend?

Prose before hoes.

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