Anita Atina

Biography of Anita Atina

My poetry seeks clarity, hope and humour.

On some days, a poem is ‘given’ and what a wonderful feeling it is to receive.

That joy grows as I share this precious gift with fellow poets who know what it takes to write poetry that makes us, the poet, happy.

I am an imperfect poet and choose to convey feelings, and the many discoveries of our life’s journey, with clarity rather than over-compliance to form.

My output is, of course, subjective. I love hearing responses to it both sympathetic and contrary, for this is the nature of art.

Thank you for reading, and perhaps commenting, on my work. Updates

Have I Gone Too Far?

Does my intensity bother you?

Does my longing make you step back and wonder why?

Do my words choke off yours?

Would you prefer the coy, make believe of convention,

Or have I not understood you at all.

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