Jessi Odom

Rookie (june 24 1991 / in ohio)

Biography of Jessi Odom

i was born in ohio and really enjoy writing/reading poetry. i have a weakness for poems that rhyme but enjoy poems that don't rhyme nonetheless. music inspires me i enjoy all types-some of my favorite artist are john mayor, jason mraz, mariah carey, tayler swift, outkast and john legend. anyways i'll add more poems soon. Updates

My Poetry Thing

I told my mom I need a 'thing', you know like what other people have.
A thing with singing and a thing with drawing to make a name and a path.
She told me my 'thing' I had was writing poetry.
'But everyone does that, it's no thing', I tried to get her to see.
'Half the kids in my school can rhyme that's all it really is',
Then she went all serious and looked at me and said:
'Poetry is not just rhyming it's more complex you know,
It's a way of talking to the world and letting your thoug

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