What starts out as small talk between Shooter and Happy turns into a confrontation, as Shooter attempts to discredit Happy as a golfer. At the end of the encounter, Shooter rhymes on his way out, and Happy retaliates with his own rhymes.
Scott learns a lesson about rhyming words and composes a poem. Harry teaches him that A poem is almost like rap without the music. Rhyming words are words that sound alike. In a poem that rhymes, which means that the last word in every other line always sounds alike.
Danny's squad learns of Danny's interest in poetry then urges him to share with them a sample of his writing. Danny incorporates juxtapositon and rhyming in his poem, which is about an airman forseeing his death.