Treasure Island

Jessi Odom

(june 24 1991 / in ohio)

Poems of Jessi Odom

1. A Letter to A Friend 10/28/2009
2. My Poetry Thing 3/30/2009
3. Painful Gift 9/26/2013
4. Poisonous Treat 12/15/2011
5. Somebody Should Have Told You 10/26/2009
6. Sweetest Thing-Joy 10/26/2009
7. The Pros and Cons of LOVE 3/30/2009
8. Writers Block-Love Letter 10/28/2009

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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