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Eye Rhymes is a collection of 47 humorous verses based on words that look as if they should rhyme but don't (bomb, comb, tomb), illustrated with colorful, cartoon-like drawings. At an external website, a sound track is available of two well-known actors, Alec Baldwin and Blythe Danner, reciting the verses.
Paperback, 60 pages
Published June 20th 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Renae
Jan 22, 2013 Renae rated it liked it
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I found the premise of this to be clever. The use of eye rhyme (words that SHOULD rhyme, based on spelling, but do not, thank you very much English language) is quite sophisticated.

A large number of the rhymes are cute and nonsensical, and you can truly appreciate the point they're illustrating.

That being said, however, A number of the longer poems in the book start to feel like overkill. Almost like a "Look what I can do!" bit of showing off. The longer poems feel like they were just trying to
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Adela Cacovean
May 22, 2013 Adela Cacovean rated it did not like it
I was intrigued by this book especially since English is not my mother tongue. Eye Rhymes intended to create silly poems of words that should rhyme because they have the same ending letters... but don't.
What was initially cute and funny soon turned out boring, nonsensical and annoying. After the first fourth of the book, I had to drop it. I did pick it up again after a few months, only for the sake of finishing it. I'm not going to lie about it, I'm sorry I did. I was looking for the same amusem
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