The New Poet

~Life Support~

Welcome New Poet To Poetry Soup, 
I offer you a warm smile, in hopes you come back another day.
From the moment I spot your name on the new poet list,
I roll out the welcome mat, in hopes you will stay
I am not  afraid of you, I will approach you to say hello
I will Annoy you until you stop by and say "YELL-OW!" 
Please have patience, when my ink has no flame
Don't be intimidated by The Poet Destroyer's name,
I'm sweet looking like a lollipop and fun like a kitten
"Warning!" Don't get too close or you'll be smitten, 
You can choose to adore or instigate petitions of envy
When it comes to PD
Even then I am a friendly poet, protected by God's loving levee

It's time to introduce myself, call me Linda or PD
Unless, you're in constant warfare for the dominance of poetry
Then by all means, express yourself retard-ly  
Verbalize my name, in any which way you like
Call me The Poet Destroyer, when tapping the mic
All though many here know I'm more of a Poet Supporter 
A comment crusader, a poetic hoarder
I have no shame in my game, 
I give, I love, I treat everyone the same

Unwind, Enjoy all the Xoolness coming to your direction
Inspiration, Contest, Friendly Poets, Poems, and Dedications
I am not a mentor, I'm not a preacher advocating the perfect poem
I am me, original as can be, in time you will seek out my troupe
Reminiscing, over the time I was your first,
Regale with loving respect, don't judge my hunger and poetic thirst
To all new poets I promise, I'll be faithful and follow you like a star
Unless, you forget to put gas while side showing in my crystalline car

Don't worry, New Poetic Poe, I got your back
Taunting you with a copy paste smack
Call it a "--Statement--" call it what you want
I call it, Love From PD, enjoying the community 
With a simple hello, and peace out spree
CONGRATULATIONS, to all who made it through the years
Ain't nobody here worth more than you and your poetry
Take this time, and introduce yourself my new friend
Remember New Poet:
If it weren't for you, this place would be 2005 all over again

Always & Forever 
Age Of Poet Destroyer

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 6/2/2018 8:56:00 AM
Wow, I like how I read this poem and imagine you performing it. Nice~
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Date: 9/22/2016 5:32:00 PM
Hahaha, you are a firecracker. Igniting the poets head fire.
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Date: 1/19/2016 10:39:00 PM
Love you, Linda. You are a beautiful woman. Inside and out.
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Date: 11/10/2015 5:53:00 PM
well i take it i fall into this category receiving congratulations...thank you so much linda for taking the time to show your appreciation to each and every individual that has a voice and is sharing it the way it was intended...with love and gratitude...we are glimpses of the bigger picture...remember no one is more important than anyone else...some just have more responsibility and authority than others...all those who speak in truth are the quake walking the earth...-reflect-christopher
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Date: 9/16/2015 9:26:00 PM
Dear Linda You are an amazing friend and poet, I'd forgotten this one, but I'll never do that again this poem shows what an amazing friend, poet and person that Linda the poet destroyer truely is, your just an inspirationary lady, and you better never forget that ever again my soul sister, cheri
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Date: 8/26/2015 9:52:00 PM
what a wonderful way to say....these words have power in every way....I don't know how long I will be considered new....but as long as I am I will owe great thanks to you....;)
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Date: 7/10/2015 9:29:00 PM
back to this one! It's been over a year I think since you did this one, PD. the time just flies!!
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Date: 7/3/2015 8:11:00 AM
Hie Linda thanks for the welcome. its good to know someone has our backs....... its a good poem
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Date: 5/18/2015 8:42:00 AM
Hi Linda, Thanks for reading my poetry and welcoming me to the site. This is a great poem to welcome newbies! I just scrolled through and picked it! I will return when I have more time. Thanks
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Date: 4/11/2015 10:18:00 PM
That is such a warm and friendly welcome, Linda. Anyone new here will feel the hospitality you offer in your poem. My favorite line is, " I give. I love. I treat everyone the same."..... A 7 definitely!Thanks, also, for commenting on my new poem, "I Lost A Poem"
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Date: 1/22/2015 11:23:00 AM
A wide grin plastered on... well thanks for your warm welcome... you make everyone feel at ease here... lov n hugs, nad!
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Date: 1/12/2015 2:17:00 AM
I loved the lines....I am me, orginal as can be... You are a great poet indeed.
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Date: 11/23/2014 4:26:00 PM
Linda, my mother's namesake; such a courteous piece as if a rap song.
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Date: 9/25/2014 8:01:00 PM
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Date: 9/25/2014 7:59:00 PM
Well they call me when ever they can.
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Date: 9/25/2014 7:58:00 PM
My friends?
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Date: 9/25/2014 7:57:00 PM
You may have heard of me.
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Date: 9/25/2014 7:55:00 PM
I am a new poet.
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Date: 9/6/2014 10:45:00 AM
A nice warm welcome- can't believe I missed this write but I surely didn't miss the welcome-Thank You. :-)Christine
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Date: 9/3/2014 9:49:00 AM
Nice way to encourage the new comers. Thank you for your compliments.
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Date: 9/2/2014 10:01:00 AM
a great inspiration to us all. i should mention if i had nine less fingers i would not type any slower.
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Date: 8/29/2014 2:34:00 PM
Nice free verse pd. '05 you say? I found Poetry Soup around '10-'11.
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Date: 8/28/2014 7:04:00 AM
Well written.Enjoyed the whole plot and Scheme. A Beautiful piece of poetry, written magnificently and sublimely with flowing thoughts of inspiration and imagination.
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Date: 8/24/2014 8:57:00 PM
You truly are very welcoming. Thank you for welcoming me in here. I can see that you are greatly loved here.
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Date: 8/19/2014 7:17:00 PM
you say it as it is Linda you always extend a very warm welcome. ty for all you do for Poetry Soup hugs brilliant pen
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