Violets are blue,
Sugar is sweet,
And so are you.
Versions of this rhyme are absolutely everywhere today - so have a look at these examples and practise your rhythm and pronunciation! Typically, every line of the poem has two 'beats' (stressed syllables), while the number of unstressed syllables between will vary. The second line usually rhymes with the fourth, and there may be additional rhymes, but it's far from compulsory.
Roses are red violents are blue I don't have a valentine how about you? 🌲👀🌲
— D_No_Rose ✅✅♐ (@Kensington_Tae) February 14, 2013
Roses are redViolets are blueDepending on acidityLitmus is too
— sarahbarker (@thebarkstar) February 14, 2013
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Arsenal 5 Tottenham 2.
— Ben Church (@benchurch23) February 14, 2013
#UnRomanticRhymes Violets are blue, and roses smell nicely,I'd take you out, but dinner is pricey.
— Christian Buhler (@buhlerbomb) February 14, 2013
Roses are red / The sun is a star / "Your" is possessive / "You're" means "you are" #UnromanticRhymes
— Katie Hamill (@HaitiCamel) February 14, 2013
Roses are red/violets are blue/you're not ideal/but I guess you'll do #UnRomanticRhymes
— Siobhan Redmond (@siobhanredmond) February 14, 2013
Roses are red,/Carnations are pink,/And last night's dishes/Are still in the sink. #UnRomanticRhymes
— Chris Upton (@Turkeyplucker) February 14, 2013
Roses are red.Violets are blue.English is hard.Poems are too.
— OUP ELT Global (@OUPELTGlobal) February 14, 2013