Sallie Marie Tompkins

Rookie (Plum Branch, SC)

'A Poet Is' - Poem by Sallie Marie Tompkins

A poet is in love with words.
They make the birds sing,
and fly with the doves.
They wash away pain with a pen,
that is gentle, yet peaceful like rain.
Your soul shakes at the vibration of the expression of art.
A poet is the definition of what an artist should be.
Each one has it's own skill.
A poet is silky cloth for hurting tears,
relieving fears of agony for some lost child.
A poet is relief for someone in grief.

Comments about 'A Poet Is' by Sallie Marie Tompkins

  • (12/8/2008 1:53:00 AM)

    truelly said -wellpenned (Report) Reply

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  • (8/4/2006 12:54:00 AM)

    very correct and perceptive write...and the poem is beautiful to (Report) Reply

  • (8/3/2006 2:08:00 PM)

    Wonderf flow, splendid read. You have hit the nail on the head. Well done! (Report) Reply

  • (8/3/2006 12:56:00 PM)

    I loved the innocense feel that is created with such ease.... I am sure only the one who loves his/her words could come-up with a magic thus...... standing applause! ! ! ..................10/10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 21, 2010

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