Just Like a Poem

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Encouraging words to aspiring poets

Just Like a Poem

There’s no doubt about it

Anyone can write poetry

It’s a people’s craft

As old as time

 

Here’s what you do:

Paint a picture with words

And listen to the sounds

 

Give your heart to each poem

 

Make people laugh

Make people cry

Make people want

To write poems themselves

 

Paint a picture with words

Then take away the words

And leave the picture

 

It’s so easy to write a poem

 

A blue sky with some clouds

Floating above,

A broomstick cuts across the sky

A straight line of smoke

In its wake

The line turns to angles and curves

And spells out SURRENDER DOROTHY

And fades to clouds and blue sky again

Leaves a pretty picture,

Just like a poem


Submitted: November 02, 2020

© Copyright 2020 Lawrence Grieco. All rights reserved.

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