asma bahrainwala

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Poet- An Artist or a Craftsman


Is poet
An artist
Or a craftsman?
Clothing the emotions and ideas
In the garb of
Roundels, Sonnets, Odes.

Wordsworth said,
“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow
Of powerful emotions.”
Eliot says that
A poet is
Conscious of his creation.

Which of the two
Hold true for you?
Are you a Romantic
Or a Modernist?

Are you an Artist?
Or a craftsman?

Submitted: Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Edited: Friday, September 24, 2010

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