Patti Masterman


Burn One Half Of All You Write - Poem by Patti Masterman

Slicky-slick lines and capitalization
Won't win our adoration,
And restating old facts, time after time-
Just reading; we have lost a dime.

Tired themes, worn out cliches
Will not brighten up the day;
Burn one half of all you're writing-
And maybe half of that, enlighten.


Comments about Burn One Half Of All You Write by Patti Masterman

  • Sandra MartyresSandra Martyres (4/12/2011 7:22:00 AM)

    This is my third attempt at commenting on this brilliant poem...Great advice for many....perhaps me too (Report)Reply

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  • Manolo Del ToroManolo Del Toro (4/1/2011 11:21:00 AM)

    You know I did read this yesterday also, whats the deal? (Report)Reply

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  • Vlad Alucard (4/1/2011 10:40:00 AM)

    Didn't I read this yesterday, maybe it's good advice to heed, But it seems Aldo Krassnish. (Report)Reply

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  • Mohammad Akmal Nazir (4/1/2011 10:31:00 AM)

    Yes, that's what I wanted to say that instead of sticking to old and obsolete themes, we should try something new.
    Very good observation.
    A thought provoking write indeed.
    Thanks for sharing...
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 1, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 8, 2011


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