Faith Elizabeth Brigham

Rookie (May 14,1953 / Pittsburgh, PA)

A Poet's View - Poem by Faith Elizabeth Brigham

i see things clearly
and yet i am called a dreamer
yes, i am a poet who sees things
only another poet can see
these details of raw reality
one who views life vividly
i write because it is
part of my soul's work
and yet i am labeled insane
as long as life goes on
i'll unleash the verse erupting
inside my brain

Comments about A Poet's View by Faith Elizabeth Brigham

  • (7/6/2008 6:49:00 AM)

    The last two lines....a profound summation! (Report) Reply

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  • (4/22/2006)

    Oh Faith I relate to how you feel. Those of us who see......we are. (Report) Reply

  • Brian Dorn (4/21/2006 10:31:00 PM)

    Artists are so often misunderstood and maligned... but the artist perseveres! Beautifully written!
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  • (4/9/2006 2:51:00 PM)

    Horay for Faith! We could not have anyone better to represent poets of the world, than you! If you tell the lay-person that you are a poet, they seem to laugh and say, 'your kidding! ' In the long run, I laugh at them and their naiive view of life. A voice for the poet! ! A 10. (Report) Reply

  • (4/9/2006 10:29:00 AM)

    A very wise poem. Thank you for sharing.

    Kindest regards,

    Sandra Fowler
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 9, 2006

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