June 17, 2011
I am tired of trying to make things rhyme
Are poems meant to just take up time

All the similes about life
Are they supposed to make me strife

Poems make you think
Only sometimes all those thoughts make you sink

What about the poems that make no sense
All they do is rhyme random words like tense and fence

After the first one was written down
Did it make a million people frown

Poems of the lover’s leap
How does it make the romance seep

Poems are like soy
To some they bring great joy

But others take one bite
And decide they just can’t take the fight

Of understanding the point of poetry

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derstern said...
Jul. 17, 2011 at 1:27 pm

I have never read a poem about poetry. Your poem made me ponder about what poetry actually means to me and perhaps to others. Here are my thoughts:

Poetry is a form of expression that brings the million-mile-a-minute thoughts to an abrupt halt without having to write an introduction, plot, and ending. Poems enable the poet to articulate a glimpse of his/her feelings, point of views, and thoughts.

Some poems are just random thoughts scribbled down to describe an experience. Other... (more »)

blackdreamjewels said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 11:33 pm

:) now this poem... maybe its written for laughs?

i like it anyhow.

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