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Just poetry

01 Apr

Sometimes

my poetry

is just poetry.

.

It is not

a song

from my soul.

.

It is not

a yearning

cry for help.

.

It is not

the burning

of desire.

.

It is not

a statement

of intent.

.

It is not

secretly

about you.

.

It is not

how I feel

right now.

.

Sometimes

my poetry

is just poetry..

A jumble

of words

I strung

untidily

together.

.

.

© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Written a few years ago. Still true. Except for the countless times when it is not just poetry.

Art by Victor Bauer

 
10 Comments

Posted by on April 1, 2022 in Poetry, romance, Still Life

 

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10 responses to “Just poetry

  1. ~M

    April 1, 2022 at 5:31 pm

    And that’s the mystery of it. Nobody ever truly knows what a poet is really meaning at any given time. I can be having the best week ever and post a really sad poem, or have the worst week ever, and post things about love, happiness and all things cheery. It’s just fun to post random poems at odd times. I always look forward to whatever you write. Have a wonderful weekend. ☀️🌈💛

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  2. Sharla Lemelin

    April 1, 2022 at 11:29 pm

    I love this …

    Liked by 1 person

     
  3. thereluctantpoet

    April 2, 2022 at 11:40 am

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet and commented:
    Come and Enjoy This!!!!

    Liked by 1 person

     
  4. Madamchryzl

    April 4, 2022 at 11:06 am

    🖤

    Liked by 1 person

     

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