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A Poet's Garage Sale

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A Poet's Garage Sale

There’s quite a sale in my garage,
A poet’s plethoran montage
Of metaphors and similes
And verses guaranteed to please.

A nest of nouns, a vat of verbs;
Some quotes quite perfect for your blurbs.
A carton filled with stale clichés,
Which budding writers can rephrase.

I’ve baskets filled with parts of speech
Left from the days I used to teach.
So many sentences to choose,
Ambitious wordsmiths cannot lose.

So come on down – check out my stuff;
Describing it’s not good enough.
A poet’s sale is most inviting – 
It may spark a love of writing!

			Ilene Bauer
			September 6, 2012

(this was accidentally deleted from my poems list, so i wanted to reenter it)

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  1. Date: 8/26/2013 4:03:00 PM
    Your stuff does inspire to want to be a better writer. Peace.:)