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What poetry is

Written word the soul of the writer!
Not in a form, just written word.
The same as everything else.
Not a poetry hides, but what I feel.
By what I want.
For me, Written word is the very soul of the writer.
The expressive part of the writer.
The part that say's "Hey I like apples!"
Without being asked what that person likes.
Not a place where you need a theme.
because you already have a theme!
That's you, your soul and your hand!
That's why I look for "Free verse" form of a poem!
I don't make poetry I make written word.

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  1. Date: 6/4/2012 8:02:00 PM
    Ricardo, Congratulation, with your featured poem of the week, have yourself a great night ;-) always ~PD ***

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 3:33:00 AM
    AMEN! and well put!

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 7:57:00 PM
    Wonderful write my poet friend. Always Michael

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 6:54:00 PM
    You DO make poetry..perhaps it just doesnt conform..but who cares..BG

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 6:42:00 PM
    Nice......... so you though