The Poetry Peddler

May 8, 2011
By directorchick419 GOLD, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
directorchick419 GOLD, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"I'd wanted to stay on that porch with him until the sun shone bright on both of us, but i didn't. I stood up and walked down the steps. I'd rather chase the sun than wait for it." from I am the Messanger by Markus Zusak.


Dear friends and neighbors,
I am the Poetry Peddler!
For I sell my poems and words
to those who love to think and learn,
and these special words, I’ll give you a peek,
for only a nickel or dime a piece.
For I am both a buyer and seller,
friends, I am the Poetry Peddler!

I am the Poetry Peddler,
and I’d like you to know,
(as far as words go)
my wares are far better
than those of:
the Story Sellers,
the Song Seamstress,
the Tale Tellers,
and the Lute-Playing Lady of Love.
Oh, if I were to guess,
I’d say mine are the best,
for I am the Poetry Peddler!

I am the Poetry Peddler,
and I’d like you to know,
(as far as words go)
my wares are far better
than those of:
the Riches Readers,
the Book Businessmen,
the Nightingale’s Newspapers,
and the Lute-Playing Lady of Love.

Dear friends, I tell you again,
I am the Poetry Peddler!
I offer the best,
never any less,
I tell you, my poems, they’ll go.
So…
Any takers? Or Buyers?
Anyone? No…?
Because, I suppose,
They prefer their songs, stories, and tales,
their books, and riches, and nightingales,
and their Lute-Playing Lady of Love.
Oh, it is a very sad day because,
I certainly know,
every town I go,
There will be no takers, or buyers, or sellers,
for your dear friend, the Poetry Peddler.


The author's comments:
Being a Poet or writer or any other kind of artist for that matter is a very hard life. I don't write for a living (yet :D) but I pour my soul out onto a page, and most people don't even bother to look up. I am the Poetry Peddler and even if no one bothers with my poems I will continue to write for the sake of the feeling of a pen gliding against a blank page, and the feeling of stringing a group of words together, who when standing alone mean nothing, but together are magical. Poetry is that, magic.

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on Jun. 21 2011 at 12:23 am
Allis-in-Wonderland PLATINUM, Cartersville, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"Sometimes people leave you...halfway through The Wood. Do not let it grieve you...No one leaves for good. You are not alone, for no one is alone." -Into The Woods

i really like the theme!

on Jun. 14 2011 at 10:04 am
willowwriter GOLD, Rogers, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
"no matter who you are, where you come from, or where you are going, you are always loved"

I really liked this alot. keep writing. :)




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