Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Poetry Is A Way Of Speaking


POETRY IS A WAY OF SPEAKING


Poetry is a way of speaking
One hears from inside

It has a rhythm and a meaning of its own

It is a way of speaking
A way of thinking
Of feeling

A habit of mind
Surprising itself
With its own incompletely describable dreaming

Submitted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Topic(s): poetry


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  • Freshman - 1,179 Points Lorraine Colon (4/22/2014 9:30:00 AM)

    An excellent description of poetry - our passions, emotions, senses and dreams - all put into words as only the poet can do.... and then interpreted and understood only by another poet. (Report) Reply

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