Treasure Island

Cynthia Onukwugha


One Great Poem


How could I write a great poem
Where I have nothing to write about

I could write about
Love and Lust
Life and Death
Hatred
Acceptance
Integrity

The greatest poem
Where everything must combine and fit it
Similes and metaphors must go together
And the lyrics must go with the beat

Where shall I begin
I shall write one great poem today
It shall be everything about anything
And anything about everything

Submitted: Sunday, December 07, 2008

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  • Maia Padua (1/25/2009 10:29:00 PM)

    you are a born poet, i may say...
    this piece shows, your words are telling us
    that you're a poet and tomorrow, will be a great one too...
    keep on writing.... (Report) Reply

  • Micheal Udenyi (12/27/2008 12:22:00 PM)

    to write a great poem
    pick up a great pen
    start writing great things
    and never let the nearby screams of passers by stop you,
    the enticing voice of loafers lure you to cancel half a line of your great write
    nor thier river of tears wash off a word of it
    great girl (Report) Reply

  • Goran Gustafsson (12/13/2008 4:03:00 PM)

    Nice poem about the creativ process. How to fill an empty page. Where to get the inspiration. I use to take my dog for a walk, it clears my mind and words begin to flow. (Report) Reply

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