My father’s mustache is the largest in town,
It’s bigger than all of the others.
It grows all along the width of his face
And continues right on to his brother’s.
From: I Saw an Invisible Lion Today; Quatrain Poems
Brian P. Cleary
To convince or win over someone to believe something or do something.
Although they tried, Mr. Hernan’s class could not persuade him to let them have a snowball fight in the parking lot.