Treasure Island

Getasew Shumet

(May 24,1992 / Gondor, Ethiopia)

The Greatest Poem


Good poems don't rhyme
Great poems don't have rhythm
The greatest poem is not one on paper but said out loud
Good poems are about flowers and puppies
Great poems are about peace and happiness
The greatest poems are about change
What should change.
how it should change.
And who should change.
Most of all the greatest poem is not one about the life you wanted to live
But the one you are living.

Submitted: Friday, June 08, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, March 09, 2011
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