Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthepoet

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A Poet's Art - Poem by Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthepoet

Never let it be said by some,
Nor let it be said by anyone,
That a Poet's Art is not the same.
As a Writer of Prose, or a Painter when
They describe to you the scenes they've seen,
Or depicted what might have been.

The Poet creates Verses in Rhyme and Scan,
The Writer describes scenes as best he can,
To be read by most, but heard by some,
Who cannot see, but at least can hear,
Hoping the words are pleasing to the ear.

Vocabulary reigns supreme,
In the Writer and the Poet's theme,
When they do write for you to know,
When their words run fast, or sometimes slow.

What is the reason for their style of words?
Why do their Rhymes often re-occur?
Their poems flow from start to end,
With adjustments here and corrections there.

Copyright (c) Jonathan Goldman [JGthepoet] - 21 November 2005

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  • (11/20/2005 7:10:00 PM)

    This is clever.. somewhat epigramatic, except for the length. (Report) Reply

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  • Rajaram Ramachandran (11/20/2005 7:05:00 PM)

    Mr. Jonathan Goldman said it in golden words. How artistically a poet's work is described! (Report) Reply

  • (11/20/2005 6:56:00 PM)

    an expert description
    of the poet's vocation
    in clear and expressive language
    keep up the good work
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 20, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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