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May 6, 2018
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I’d rather be a Novelist –

it’s true;

I’d rather tell some stories

than sing these poems to you.

 

I’d rather be a Novelist –

it’s true;

I’d rather write enthralling characters

than measure meter and rhyme.

 

I’d rather be a Novelist –

it’s true;

I’d rather think up twists and turns

then find out what that damn red wheel / barrow

is supposed to do.

 

I’d rather be a Novelist –

it’s true;

too bad I’ve got no knack for it,

to be an Author, true blue.

 

I’d rather be a Novelist –

it’s true;

but a Poet is an Author too,

in sort of a poetic way,

that’s true. 






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