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Poetry is... Art

Poetry is... Art by Amy Swanson Poetry comes in all shapes sizes colors surprises varieties lengths flavors styles About all kinds of feelings thoughts emotions moods people foods societies animals nature It can be long short rhyme prose haiku quatrain free verse narrative sonnet footle senryu tanka epulaeryu .... and so many more-! Poetry's authors are from everywhere all ethnicities women men girls boys young old adults kids tall short thin heavy average brunette redhead blonde raven-haired white-haired gray-haired or even no-haired Poetry is abstract or concrete playful or serious light-hearted or strongly stated. It is about anything everything nothing and in-between. It is word art from the heart. It can make you happy sad thoughtful mad excited or even goo-goo eyed! Poetry ... just is. There is only one thing Poetry is not ... cookie-cutter same-old-all-the-time-heard-it-all-before cookie-cutter. Each verse as unique as the heart that wrote it Each line as unique as the soul that felt it. And so simply said: Poetry is... art.

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Date: 7/7/2011 2:17:00 PM
And my art goes out to you Amy, really thought worthy write a peice to read again and again..!
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Date: 5/17/2009 1:00:00 PM
This is just awesome. Poetry is certainly and art and comes in many forms. I like the flow of this piece and the essence of the poem. Great job! ~Joseph
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Date: 3/14/2009 12:07:00 AM
Amy, Absolutely I agree with you my friend. In all aspects, poetry is....art. Thanks for sharing. Ernilando
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Date: 3/10/2009 2:48:00 PM
This is an abslutely wonderful poem! You didn't miss a thing, Amy! Awesome job, my friend! Love and hugs, Robin
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Date: 2/28/2009 10:21:00 PM
yes! that is it... well done! lovely write... gosh love for poetry can be expressed in so many forms... i did mine in free verse and yours list... amazing isn't!! wonderfully described!! Amy, take care ~ Arany
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Date: 2/28/2009 1:58:00 PM
What a wonderful tempo and format you use to convey your thoughts on poetry, Amy! Profound statement at the end. Some folks understand our poems; others don't. Well done, Carolyn
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Date: 2/28/2009 8:32:00 AM
Excellent observations, Amy!! (I loved that line about 'even no hair' ...!!:) Wonderfully written...form and theme!! :)
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Date: 2/28/2009 7:39:00 AM
This is wonderful and your poetry really showed that this is an art..well done.
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Date: 2/28/2009 7:25:00 AM
Well written, I think you pretty much covered it all! Really enjoyed this! Love always ~Jen~
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