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Love Poem

October 21, 2016
By Jtatsu PLATINUM, East Brunswick, New Jersey
Jtatsu PLATINUM, East Brunswick, New Jersey
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This is a typical love poem.
The poem is either about a breakup,
Falling in love,
Or having a crush and not knowing how to tell them
So you decide the best way to tell them (indirectly!)
Is through a poem full of convoluted descriptions
That seem beautiful to you
But make no sense out of context.
You don’t have a rhyme scheme,
But when you do,
You string a bunch of random words together

Because poetic talent is easy to fake

When your sentences doth no sense make.
Everyone swoons
Thinking this poem is so relatable
When it’s really just written by
A person who has no actual experience with love
And too much spare time.
Art imitates life you say,
But in this little roundelay,
Are people deluded by a beautiful lie
Isn’t ignorance divine?

The author's comments:

A little something inspired by all the generic love poems I tend to see all the time. Many love poems are wonderful, but just as with every genre of writing, there are the good poems, and then there are the not so good poems. 

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This article has 2 comments.

on Nov. 3 2016 at 6:57 pm
Jtatsu PLATINUM, East Brunswick, New Jersey
26 articles 0 photos 77 comments
As happy as I am that someone has replied, I would be even happier if you told me a little more. Why did you think it was creative? Why did you love it? I want criticism, not compliments.

on Nov. 3 2016 at 3:23 pm
tacogirl BRONZE, Newmarket, New Hampshire
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this is so creative i luv it!