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Poetic Honesty

Nothing irritates me more than listening to a poet read one bad poem after another each worse than the one before. Which is why I praise you more for holding back with yours. The truth, if you’ll allow, is that I’ve heard you read before.

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Date: 9/9/2021 9:20:00 AM
(chuckle) Not me. I avoid reading my own poetry like the plague, Maurice. I'm a very poor reader and nothing is worse than a bad poem read by a poor reader. Loved your poem.
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Maurice Rigoler
Date: 9/9/2021 1:40:00 PM
I agree. A great reader can make a bad poem seem better than it really is. Much like a poor painting is enhanced by the right frame. Thanks for the stop by, friend. / Maurice