Andy Brookes

Gold Star - 52,270 Points (11 May 1954)

But - Poem by Andy Brookes

I'm not being funny, she said, but
and I know that she is, but you have no style.
I don't mean your not stylish, she says,
but you have no style, of your own you speak
I hear too many voices.
Where is your authentic voice.
I have, I say, as many voices as my moods
as many voices as you.
I am as authentic as I am unauthentic
the devil I think is in the but not the detail.

Topic(s) of this poem: writing

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  • Jason Benefield (9/11/2019 6:14:00 PM)

    But has been the of jokes. However, when we say but, we are thinking to make a point. Your muse I take it is not amused. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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