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A Writer-Musician's Try at Poetry

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I am no good at poetry.

I wish I could turn my feelings into beautiful lyrics.

I want to voice my thoughts openly,

But how could I do that in only seven sylabbles?

When reading this, I do hope you won't be critical.

I only had a night to finish and beautiful works are hard to mimic.

I have so much I want to tell you,

But how can I when it has to rhyme?

 

I want to tell you of my love for writing.

How much I feel at home with my typewriter.

If you critisize me, then we'll be fighting.

Forgive me, that was cheesy.

The knowledge that that people will read this makes me queasy.

I am know among my family as quite the writer,

Although I rarely write peoms. 

On the the next subject, I suppose!

 

I love music very much.

When I play or sing, I am somewhere else. 

I play the clarinet, piano, sing, and such. 

I enjoy it much, it's who God made me. 

He did not make me to rhyme words, you see.

I try to do things like rhyme "else" with "belts."

So, I'm not very good at writing poems,

But when I'm writing or singing, I'm home and I'm free.




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