Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

A Shirt

Juli- Michelle Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled A Shirt which was written by poet Juli- Michelle. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Juli- Michelle

Best Juli- Michelle Poems

+ Fav Poet

A Shirt

       did you know                did you know
   what i am? well             i'm a shirt, a shirt
  no? can't you tell? do you see what i am yet?
  or shall i tell you more what i can do, what i am
 I am the thing you put on each morning for work
or for play, or for school, and every time you go out 
          but you take me  for  granted,  friend 
           not everyone  has such an advantage
            some don't have more than  a cloth
            to cover a small portion of their skin
           sin marred by the hot sun and by dirt
            the next time you put me on to play
           remember what i have told you today
           you may always have me you may not
            but you can't take things for granted
           because you have minor problems now
            compared to those in other countries
           please stop complaining about them all

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 12/8/2012 10:51:00 PM
    well done, I might change the Poem name to -What am I. you ask a question but you already rovided the answer. Tha shape and content I felt were excellent. I am unfamiliar with this style so if what I am saying does not make sense totaly ignore it. either way I like your poem.

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 8:48:00 AM
    WOW!! Nice article of poetry!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 5:06:00 PM
    very nice shape peom. thanks for your comments

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 12:02:00 PM
    A fantastic topic of complaining in the name of shirt. Loved and enjoyed it. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 4:36:00 AM
    Great shape poem with a message too. I like it! Thanks for your sweet words at my page.

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 2:08:00 AM
    Very Fun and awesome, I love shape poems.

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 3:56:00 PM
    great read

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 6:29:00 AM
    juli this is a delight. Love the poem! *smiles* RON

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 1:39:00 AM
    Juli- Michelle well done, I love this form and the poem is great ....David

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 6:16:00 PM
    Great design and topic..These are not easy to do for I have tried doing some ...Thanks for stopping by, reading, and taking the time to comment on my work..Sara

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 5:36:00 PM
    You are really good at this kind of poetry, Juli. I have seen other examples of shape poetry and that's exactly how people should do it, just start talking as if you are that "thing" that you are shaping up to be. Very nice! Are you Mormon too?

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 3:39:00 PM
    As you I! Thank you! Peace be with ya..

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 2:39:00 PM
    I love this and how you wrote it out to design a shirt...BRAVO!!!

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Hey,this is excellent!!

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Hey,this is excellent!!

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Nicely done poem and well written Juli-Michelle. - Thank you for visit and comments my poem. - Have a lovely day. - See you soon. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 9:36:00 AM
    I like the poem and the shape as well. Nicely done.

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 8:42:00 AM
    Interesting write, Juli, enjoyed...:) Jag