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Poet -This Poem is About You

-Dear, Mr & Mrs Poet- 

Do you ever question where it comes from?
This poem's about you, sit down and get a load off 
Tranquilize your pen, take heed to the ecstatic applause 

The things in life we take for granting, in time get worse 
From WHICH' our lives transverse, ascends a deep poetic curse 
You write almost everything, rehearsing every living verse 
Embezzling words, like Martha Stewart, ---NOT YOURS!
Withdrawing from your substance, 
--yielding it to others, who aren't devoted lovers 
Spacing your lines, ready for reader's digest, 
Educating the mind, like Albert Einstein

You paint a different horizon for the color blind,
Drop a note, forecasting the news, that brings, Spring to mind
Your adrenaline, leaves people with a feel good faint.
At this level, Poet you're better than high speed Internet,
Anything that makes you feel this is the real deal, 
Today, you write like there's no tomorrow, borrowing yesterday's clay
Inspiring ink, left to right, feeding the need to breed a poetic degree 
Your dramatic dialogue, deserve 'The Peoples Choice award."

I love the sweet audio, when you lowercase every word
It's done so well, hell, let's never capitalize another word
Reaching a point across, when capitalizing every letter, 
This is your world, take it, manipulate it, with the perfect stanza
Produce it like a poetic film, imagery, action, CUT it like Jerry Bruckheimer 
One day Hollywood will incite a roll, looking for the best poetry soup rhymer

Your tears and affection, you pour on partial paper,
Showing every word you want to enunciate
A SHOULDER-- gone cold, drowning, forgetting the normal way
Writing about the pure religion that meets your light, 
A beautiful flower under the moonlight
Hear the bells, Poe wrote about, adding sprinkles to the twinkle in your eyes, 
A redolent scent not meant to be forgotten, from Eden's garden
Taking nature, by course, granting her a crown, before slamming us down
I will call her out --The evil and the fury of a goddess, a beast
This is my feast, I welcome you to my jungle, and the outer bounds of time.

If you ever question where it comes from?
Sit down and get a load off, listen---Where's the ecstatic applause?
I'm not afraid to say, -----I'm Proud to be A Poet Without A Cause

I do it for fun



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  1. Date: 4/21/2014 12:21:00 AM

    Nice ending taken from the movie which I should probably watch again. Peace & Love Matthew Anish
  1. Date: 4/20/2014 12:23:00 PM

    thinking of you and missing you.Tell skat hello for me.Happy Easter
  1. Date: 4/19/2014 12:38:00 PM

    Wonderful Linda – I think you captured the essence
  1. Date: 4/19/2014 9:44:00 AM

    'I m proud to be a poet without a cause' nice your work
  1. Date: 4/18/2014 11:20:00 PM

    This is one of the most profound poems I have read of yours. I think we can all identify with your words. I especially loved the line:"yielding it to others, who aren't devoted lovers " so very true PD. Thank you for this sparkling Diamond!
  1. Date: 4/18/2014 10:18:00 PM

    What a grand poem this is! Kudos to you. More often I question why I spend so much time on poetry....this helped me remember the reasons.
  1. Date: 4/18/2014 10:17:00 PM

    I FREAKING loved this poem!! Wow you have a way with words. Such detailed beauty. And just the way you did it KUDOS!! I read it twice . I really really enjoyed it. (;) Karen
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 10:13:00 PM

    Here my dearest friend you have out done yourself loved it alot, miss being on the site but i have been working alot, i repulled my wrist, but i'm not stopping until i've finished my work. With this poem you have captured the spirtual side of all of us poets and the beautiful demond that drives us all to keep writing the lines hidden within our gift of imagination. cheri
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 4:24:00 PM

    Linda, When you write like this you are writing at your best. I love the raw descriptive words and the way you lay them out. You it for fun........Hugs.......Roger
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 2:34:00 PM

    Tex, I love the way shout out with the internal rhymes and then you are subtle with the history of poetry, it is an elegy crossed with a rap poem and that my dear friend takes talent....very well done....David
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 11:38:00 AM

    Linda, I am moved to tears. You have captured so exquisitely what I feel about trying to be a poet. I know I am raw. That I am new. That I have not yet found my true voice. But you have captured here what burns in me. That desire to find expression. To find a voice. You inspire me to go on! Peace...Sam
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 9:44:00 AM

    Writing poetry for fun? Yes. Except for ages ago, this is the only reason I have written poetry. Good work, Linda. I have written one for a cause though. Christian Mingle? How about the minorities. Here is my ad...Advertisement I Found my true love Never thought it would happen At Hindu hang out.
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 7:41:00 AM

    Poetry is very subjective. Some rehearse their lines as you said others comes spontaneously (Like mine). If we do not write from the heart we are not poets but mediocre writers. As for this prose poetry I understood most of it but not all. A great effort on a difficult subject.
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 7:18:00 AM

    But you said all through-out that your cause was poetry?? Or did I read that wrong?? fav part of fav line ..."borrowing yesterday's clay" Wonderful all the way, exceptional write.
  1. Date: 4/17/2014 2:40:00 AM

    And I've been reading this one having fun too.. and I admit it - I am addicted to writing and reading. Ty for dropping by to read my scribblings... And I agree about the reply message you are copying and pasting. The reply 'thing' draws the attention away from the poetry! Dutch Greetings. Elly
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 8:54:00 PM

    I do it for fun too. Rock on you Rebel. ~Kilmer
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 8:31:00 PM

    Its amazing, when I realize that, whenever I write well and true, that first and most intense applause I receive is directly from my heart, as God's calapping throughout my arteries. I admire how playfully & poeticly you address all the techniques and motivations we Poets pefect and pursue PD. " Drawing the perfect religion that meets your light..." You are a beautiful poetic freedom unto yourself Linda. Fun is a good cause. J.A.B.
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 7:01:00 PM

    It's an addiction. Today I was composing lines in my head and drove 12 miles past my exit. Enjoy your writing wit.
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 4:17:00 PM

    I started doing it just to get the thoughts out of my head, though I'm 10 yrs older than you. that being said : I do indeed like you words. Have a happy Easter Linda :)
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 3:40:00 PM

    PD. I do it for fun too. Love that POet without a cause since it is from Rebel without a cause and I think you and I are both rebels in our own ways!! Loved your copy and paste. hahaha. Did anyone learn from it?? Maybe some people do not even realize there is any other way to leave comments!!!
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 2:54:00 PM

    Me too. Sometimes, I get too caught up with entering contests and trying to have the perfect form. My best poems are the ones not written for competition...I absolutely loved this poem, Linda! A wonderful write! :)
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 1:36:00 PM

    Good write Linda, very poetically objective, speaking for us all in many ways! You are very witty and creative! Love always, Keith
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 11:30:00 AM sure know how to express those inner feelings well!! This write is full of encrypted messages that simply intrigue. We all write for different reasons during different times of our lives. It gives me my high....
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 11:17:00 AM

    Such passionate words today Linda, Great job awesome even :) Keep it up, I bet that one was super fun to write
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 11:13:00 AM

    Splendid write Linda ... A standing ovation of applause!...
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 10:26:00 AM

    Great work about the site and the poets there upon..Way to go with this exciting work..Thanks for the trips by my page..I know that you are exhausted from reading all my work..Sara
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 10:16:00 AM

    an explosion of the senses expressing your love for poetry in a roller-coaster, then carousel ride... fantastic, PD.. huggs
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 9:45:00 AM

    You have truly poured it out there Linda. You write with an inspired pen. Thanks for watching out for me. Love, Joyce.
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 8:55:00 AM

    Applause!!!!!! Excellent write :) you took me up and down with you all along. Can't mention the several phrases that hit a soft spot...but still mulling over them! // paul
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 8:15:00 AM

    Dope Slam right there Linda, you just defined the birth of poems in your slma. Love it. Hugs always.
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