Black Poetry : No. I am NOT A Poet!

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  1. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    I am not a poet

    It is just not within me
    To write
    Not from my mind
    But from what my eyes would see
    And wax
    Poetically,
    Over what like Joyce saw in a Tree
    Or how Dickinson
    Envied a pollinating bee.....

    No, I can only extrapolate on the vagaries
    Of this vale's capricious
    Reality
    And endeavor to find through spiritual seek
    How to ease my own, eventual,
    Mortality

    No, I am not a poet.

    I can not smoothly take a one-syllabled word
    And make it rhyme
    In the next line
    With my resolve undeterred
    If its successor is, PHONETICALLY, segmented by 3!

    See?!

    Why, for ME......... that would be absurd!
    *wink*

    No, I am not a poet.

    I don't have any personal protest
    Like a metaphorical bra to burn
    Or prosaically pine
    For some lost love's return
    No, I am simply striving to philosophically learn
    Who and
    What
    I am

    But, I am most, certainly, NOT a poet.

    I can not speak in "Poet-ese"
    All those similes
    And rhetorical imageries
    Just boggle my mind!
    Why can't "you people" just use
    The LITERAL connotations
    Dictionaries assign?!

    So, please!
    Never again shouldest "thou" persist
    That I am some kith or kindred lyricist
    Because, I keep telling you that
    I AM NOT A POET!
    Truly,
    I have nothing left with which to convince "thee"
    And I wish
    "You people"
    Would just let me be!

    (lol)
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wish granted! ...but, hmmm ..sound a lot like poet-ese to me.
    Great piece sis, it caught my eye, thanks.
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Thank you much, Queen!


    lol.....I was just havin' a little fun. :em2300:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    great pen here sis no doubt
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Miss CherryB...

    This is the type of poetry 'it that gets a reader high!:spinn:
    Love it, love it! Glad this one was bounced up.

    FYI, if you don't want to be mistaken for a poet, gurrrl you better quit droppin' joints like this... cause its a dead giveaway.:)

    EXTRAGreat write!


    Feelin'itsouldeep!
    Coco:dance:
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Thank you much, Rich!



    Oh, you flaterrer, you! lol Well, I guess my cover is blown. :)

    Thank you much, Coco!
     
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    Ms Poet-ese...

    I see
    I see
    Thou ‘tis not a poet, like thee
    Yet, she persists
    Greatly
    In pretending to hate me
    Or, rather
    My use of words
    Calling PHONETICALLY segmented images
    Absurd

    Hmmm

    I’ve seen her wink
    And WORD...me thinks
    She has elevated beyond my statue
    Got me wanting to blast you
    For making me feel so
    So
    Small
    In front of all y’all

    ~ Something only a poet can do

    And it’s true
    Metaphors
    And
    Similes
    Are sometimes foreign to me
    And all those rhetorical imageries
    Just so that one can see
    The deeper meaning in me
    Are sometimes a wasteful thing on me
    But she be
    Caught up in her need to
    CRY WOLF
    When all she has to do is
    GIVE UP THE HUFF
    And accept her fate
    For, her next masterpiece
    We await.
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Awww! Thank you!

    You do so sweetly say the sweetest things! :kiss:
     
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    decipherx1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Lady you a poet
    and don't even know it, lol I love it!
     
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    LOL....not a poet huh:) I like the "piece":) but I had to run and grab a dictionary for a quick min!!!:laugh:
     
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