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A Poem by RobertRonnow


Author: RobertRonnow
Created: November 11, 2015 at 12:51 pm
Upload Type: Poem, G (All)  
Category: Free Verse | Writing | General/Other
Upload Stats: 5 Stars by 1 users with 1 comments and 95 views

Can poetry matter  

In the debate between accessible and difficult poems
Poets' poems and poems for people
Only the single poem and private reader matter

Both kinds and anything between can matter or not
Solid or made of air, a vase or heavy clay ashtray
One word repeated or many like a lei

An acquired taste, like wine, and like wine
Not sustenance, yet men die with their miseries
Uncut without it, news and mere matter

I advise everyone to keep a personal anthology of poems that matter
Or not. Perhaps it should be novels. Stones, insect wings,
Feathers, Birds you've seen, People loved.


© RobertRonnow - all rights reserved

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calsdarkembrace
November 11, 2015
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the world would be so dull without the existence of poetry. it is a good way to express feelings that cannot be said aloud.


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