A friend told me a story the other day.
He was given the assignment of writing a poem as a sophomore in high school.
His teacher handed it back to him the next day and made the following comment: “Mr. ______, there just aren’t enough rhyming words in the English language for you, are there?”
“He meant it in a friendly way,” my friend said. “But he was saying, I have a pretty good feeling you are not meant to be a poet.”
— Roger W. Smith