Ars Poetica Poem by LeeAnn Azzopardi

Ars Poetica

Rating: 4.9

My poetry is a mystery to me also
I don't know how I write
I feel it isn't any good
That I could make a living
When it gets published, I can shout
On atop of a mountain
And I feel confident and full of joy
But with one rejection that comes
I am falling from that mountain
Sometimes, I think I should give up
Because I am too old to continue
But my Dad's voice comes to me
Saying 'Poetry is yr trade, Lee-Ann '
I wipe my tears and pull up my bootstraps
And continue to write
As nothing can hold my words then

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Topic(s) of this poem: poetry
Aunty Septic 25 October 2022

This may be your best poem yet! Keep writing!

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Nosheen Irfan 28 October 2022

Bravo for being the voice of every writer here!

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Bharati Nayak 02 November 2022

Congratulations Lee Ann for your lovely poem being selected as the Poem of the Day.

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Richard Wlodarski 31 October 2022

I'm so very happy for you, LeeAnn that your beloved father continues to inspire you from The Great Beyond. His support and encouragement is evident in the soulful poems that you continue to write. Congrats for reaching the Top 100!

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MAHTAB BANGALEE 02 November 2022

Poetry is the power of a poet; poetry is the foundation source of poetic thinking and it's absolutely unstoppable; the stream of poetic diction is imperishable; nice to read your poem again and cograts for being selected the poem as POD

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Rob Lamberton 24 January 2023

I think that's part of the fun of poetry…the mystery in it… even when your the author!

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Nabakishore Dash 02 November 2022

Congrats for poem of the day dear LeeAnn.

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Nabakishore Dash 02 November 2022

Awesome poem dear Lee.But I request u to take publication and rejection with equal feeling in your heart.However your fatber is the source of your inspiration.

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Kim Barney 02 November 2022

Congrats, LeeAnn! Member poem of the day! So happy for you!

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Richard Wlodarski 02 November 2022

The heartiest of Congratulations on POD, LeeAnn! Very well deserved! Your father is surely smiling from The Great Beyond!

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