Treasure Island

Paul Moosberg

(6-25-82 / Texas)

Contempt of What This Is


Contemporary poetry
Seems to restrict my visions
For I find rhymes without deliberation

Yes, I am a Hallmark card
American Greetings in a cage
Those who think my poems suck
Can show me how I don't care

So I journey through the pipes
To squeeze my shadow's soul
But all I want is to hear
To see what I am

And when I wrote this poem
All of it rhymed, as I can not help
But I can change it, Yet didn't want to
Since it is not my notions
Of what this was

Submitted: Sunday, June 25, 2006
Edited: Saturday, December 03, 2011
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  • Will Barber (7/12/2006 2:49:00 PM)

    Well it is, after all a greeting from you. But it contains sentiments far from sentimental. The rhyme of the title and last line are a treasure to be sought. A very contemporary poem! (Report) Reply

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