Poetry Dreams In Overdramatics This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.

October 11, 2009
I'd like to see you write a poem.
Because it's oh so easy, right?


Here are the rules-

No Break Up poems.

Nothing about pretty butterflies

Or flowers

or Trees

Or nature in general.

No angsty 'I hate you!' poems

Or "my life sucks and here's why" poems

Don't tell me your life story.
I assure you, I don't care about your melancholy childhood or your family skeltons.

We'll have none of those overdone topics.

They're kind of like the dream topic. With it's overdramatics and whatnot.

And don't waste my time






Love poems are deifinitely out of the question.
(Highly overrated, and hardly ever well written)

Those are the rules.

I'd like to see you write a poem.

Because it's oh so easy.


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withoutamuse This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 20, 2009 at 11:54 pm
In certain circumstance.
After all, there are exceptions to EVERY rule.
And there is ALWAYS artistic license.
Good poem.
Christy_J said...
Oct. 19, 2009 at 11:04 am
I love this poem, I think it shows that it isn't easy writing GOOD poem.
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