Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places



Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

A Poem A Day

Susan Piwang Avatar    Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled A Poem A Day which was written by poet Susan Piwang. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Susan Piwang

Best Susan Piwang Poems

+ Fav Poet

A Poem A Day

A poem a day
Will keep the psychiatrist away
And the dudes from the asylum
From knocking at my door

A poem a day
Will keep me sane
Hanging on a thread
Halfway between normality
And something more severe than
Insanity

A poem a day
Will (hopefully)
Keep me from cracking
Keep me smiling
Or from crying.
But no laughing
If I do open my mouth to chortle
To bellow or giggle
Chances are, I may never stop
And then you will know that I
Have (officially)
Lost it.

A poem a day
Should be enough to save
This fragile mind
From shattering
From the inside out.

A poem a day
Will keep me pretty occupied
Will fix my mind
On things less painful
Than the obvious
That I (undoubtedly)
Have 
Lost 
It.

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 1/4/2013 12:40:00 AM
    Nicely written