Maja Apostoloska

A Few Words About Whether Mediocre Poetry Should Be Written

            It is possible, and it always will be
            to create a new expression
                    Quintus Horatius Flaccus

A dishonest case of disharmony
without an appropriate Witness.
Ecstasies of speech
in a tiny language oasis.
Waterless essence…
Or, in strict confidence,
silence is wisdom,
as my grandma would say.

The Witness was disheartened
there was no euphony and he
keenly ploughed
sentences in the desert…
Mediocre quality hurries
in the direction of vice.*
So! Tar covering the new(s) ,
the neo(logisms) .

And if anything else happened –
it happened.

* Paraphrase from Boalo’s 'Poetics'

Poem Submitted: Monday, January 5, 2009

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  • Adeline FosterAdeline Foster (1/24/2012 4:01:00 PM)

    Ah, as a Witness, I say whatever happened will likely happen again. Read mine - If There Be No God -
    a tip - All caps in the title is distracting and misconstrues the intent.

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