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Poetry in an Urdu Nutshell

stacked high
scribbled stenos of
an automatic act
of little understanding or thought-------------

visceral finality       
zero return
zero reward
and then there's
a learning disability hindering the reading-------------

is taking a dump, 
except after wiping, I tend to take a peek
this creative act ill affords a 2nd glance
a good day and bet the writing stinks... boring
jail or hospital equals readers galore 
could correlate with occupancy rates
what a sorry excuse of a poet I am 
damn if that ain't sayin' much.-----------

~editor's note: Poetry Soup would not let the beautiful Urdu script be seen, so I substituted Maori~ :(



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  1. Date: 7/25/2014 2:20:00 PM

    I respect the self deprecating introspection in this poem JSL. There is magic harmony in Zero, zero return may be understood as absolute awareness. Sometimes its good to be a Zero. Freud has a fascinating theory on annal fixation. J.A.B.
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 5:55:00 AM

    Im adding this poem to my favs.
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 5:54:00 AM

    JSLambert, Wow, truly, wow.... lol,about writing is like taking a dump. Why the comparison. :) Your poem rocks, interesting message, found within. LINDA