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My Poetic Beginning

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Below is the poem entitled My Poetic Beginning which was written by poet Sheena Slootweg-Langkjar. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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My Poetic Beginning

Poetry
Irritating, Difficult
Is what I first thought
Before I got writing
I would rather have not

Even looked at a poem
What's there to see
With stanzas and rhyming
Before I saw it was me

I started off writing
Songs with a swing
Nothing thinking of songs
As poems you sing

Then one day I got bored
And was writing a song
The rhythm and words
Of the poem belonged

Not to the music
But to be spoken strong
Not with guitar, bass, or drums
That is how my poems begun.

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  1. Date: 12/4/2011 3:33:00 PM
    Great one for the contest..Reads like winning work..I am glad that I chose this one to read this eve..Sara

    Slootweg-Langkjar Avatar Sheena Slootweg-Langkjar
    Date: 12/4/2011 3:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much!!