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Why I Write

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Below is the poem entitled Why I Write which was written by poet Travis Lone Hill. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Why I Write

I write
 to verbally wrong those who are blind
 without written rights 
with no lyrical sight
 living in the poems day not knowing its what happens in the poems dream at night shedding literal darkness upon my lights 
with a bit of courage feeling fright in the sky
 flying like a chinese kite 
eating away at the core sugar cake bite
 chopped verbs like cow skin tripe 
in the words personal hype through letters slowly but surely typed 
small yet reaching heights 
among a culture bleeding yet still choked tight
 because its not a maybe or a might
 poetically doing what I do when I WRITE.

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  1. Date: 10/26/2012 5:49:00 AM
    What a beautiful day to sit and read the many diverse poems here at the Soup today. I am so happy yours were among the ones I am able to read today Travis. I hope your weekend is exciting and so full of life and that you might find even more inspiration to write. Love, Carol XXXX

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 12:56:00 PM
    "among a culture bleeding yet still choked tight" great line right here. I think we all want to break out of these boxes but dont know exactly how to do it yet

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 12:21:00 PM
    Keep on writing loud and clear.

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    Date: 10/25/2012 12:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you.....will do....will do.....