The Anti-Poem

This is an anti-poem
It is not a poem
I refuse to admit that it’s a poem

I deny this is a poem
I deny being in denial
Don’t argue with me, this is my anti-poem

This is my poem
I refuse to admit it’s a poem
But then, just because you ignore something doesn’t mean it isn’t there.





Join the Discussion

This article has 6 comments. Post your own now!

leafy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 7, 2011 at 1:37 pm
Niiiiiiiiiiice, love all the contradictions, and love the last line ^_^. Flow could've been a bit better, but that's just how I am lol. Good job :)
 
imhereforthethought replied...
Feb. 10, 2014 at 8:18 am
Anti-Poems don't have as much flow because they are evidently, not poems.
 
LoudDreamer said...
Dec. 6, 2011 at 5:33 pm
Holy cow, endless, how can someone who writes so awesomly ever have something so normal as writters block? This is good! my favorite stanza is the second, and my favorite line is "don't argue with me, this is my antipoem."
 
FlaviusJacobiusOssummuss said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 1:11 pm
Awesome.  Short, but good.  My kind of poem. :)
 
ChaoticBliss said...
Nov. 29, 2011 at 11:22 pm

I like how it's self-contradictory; saying "I deny being in denial" first, but then saying "This is my poem, I refuse to admit it's a poem" the next.

This is pretty short, but it was etertaining to read. :D I like it.

 
EndlesslyDetectingMyOddities replied...
Nov. 30, 2011 at 11:58 am
Thank you, that was the goal. Contradictions, short, and entertaining.
 
bRealTime banner ad on the left side
Site Feedback