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Musical Poetry

When you read a poem
let the words flow around you
like music

lazily floating through the air

you listen to it

and it’s over soon

and you feel like you didn’t remember it
but later

you hear the melody in your head,

A memory.

you didn’t forget

you never forget
listen to the music in poetry

feel its beat,
Its rhythm.

the lyrical words wrapping around,
a poem is its own story,

where the words are different

where the beat is different

in a way where it sounds like music

poetry is music
listen to the words

concentrate on it

the mystery of it
how it sounds and how it feels

poems are different than the storybook

poems have different feeling and passion in it

in poems you can have a harmony and melody
fitting together just fine

yet even so, some poems don’t have this

lacking the beauty and skill
fitting together only by rhyme

lacking the passion that makes a poem a poem

other poems, on the other hand,

are written as sentences and paragraphs
and a poem is not prose

not that at all

it makes them unique
that is what makes it a poem

this is what makes the writers spell-weavers

the magic of how the words fit in,
piece by piece

and all sounding wonderful

like music,

like watching clouds go by,

a simple moment of nature,

frozen in time
and appreciated forever

anything can be a poem,

anything simple and calm

it does not have to rhyme
or be this way

the only requirement for a poem
is that it comes from

The imagination

and that it boldly steps through


to prove itself in the world.

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GabrielleFantasy said...
Jul. 16, 2010 at 6:22 pm
Oh my goodness this is amazing!!! Love it!!! So truthful, and written awesomely :D
Smoothieheart said...
Jul. 16, 2010 at 6:14 pm
oh my gosh, that was amazing and so true!!! I love it!!!
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