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About Poetry

If I am sad or when I’m hurt,
I write to let the anger out;
It helps to get it off my chest -
I find it’s better than to shout.

And when I lose my head or heart,
I write the words I cannot say;
A secret crush, a racing pulse -
It keeps me going anyway!

For Russell’s Poetry About Poetry contest, 14th January

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  1. Date: 2/8/2013 9:36:00 PM
    : ) Always better is your choice, Jack..Very good message to all. Enjoyed! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 11:33:00 AM
    Light tools such as pen and paper and emotions that can release such heavy burdens we deal with! Have a beautiful weekend Simmplissity=Patricia Lewis

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 12:25:00 PM
    Words and music. Much better than fists. I agree. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 3:27:00 PM
    Hello Jack, :-) Congratulations with your creative top featured poem of the week. Take care and have yourself an excellent time here on the soup... I know I sure am. * or should I say I will at least try. Always~ & ~ Forever*LINDA"

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 9:11:00 PM
    Written words can be a best friend Jack, they can often say more than spoken words. Your poem says a lot Love, Lizzie - Soup mail finally!

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 5:11:00 AM
    So true Jack. poetry can be very cathartic. Words rule the head and heart,

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 7:25:00 PM
    Good to read how poetry keeps it all together for you Jack, thank you for your recent comments.."

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 12:46:00 PM
    congrats on your win! very nicely done!

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 5:53:00 PM
    Well don Jack! Congratulations on your win... Terry (hope things are going well)

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 7:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your top win my dear friend, Jack! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:44:00 PM
    We often show much of ourselves in our verses...Poetry is not something we can divorce from all emotion. Congrats on your win !!!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:08:00 PM
    congrats :-) SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:05:00 PM
    Truly poetry is a release into peace, Congrats!! Jag

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 4:53:00 PM
    Well done Jack, congrats...Seren

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:58:00 PM
    Congratulations! A well deserved first place!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:47:00 PM
    Jack, big congrats on your win, a very upbeat poem, well done, hope things are still improving slowly....David

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 1:48:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Jack. I, also, find refuge in poetry and can relate to this poem. Love, Su

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:37:00 PM
    very nicely written..congratulations on your,Deb

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:46:00 AM
    Excellent! A lovely verse with a splendid flow, Jack! Congratulations on your win in Russell's Contest! One of the best so far... Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:36:00 AM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love