Ivona Sophia

Decision After Breakfast - Poem by Ivona Sophia

I don’t want to be another
poet, with long hair, wearing
a baggy sweater, telling the world
old truths with words so used
they can’t be in black print anymore,
just a tint of gray, with a shaded background
(like the photograph I destroyed,
not by a touch, but only with a gaze) .
so, I’m not a poet, using an old typewriter
with the letter “y” jamming constantly,
staying up all night talking about
metaphysics, politics, and the color of ink.
poets. I’m leaving the party before
I even arrive.

Comments about Decision After Breakfast by Ivona Sophia

  • (10/14/2005 4:51:00 AM)

    I like this Ivona. Different....that's nice. sincerely, mary (Report) Reply

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  • (10/14/2005 2:27:00 AM)

    I really enjoyed this, wonderful images and use of language (Report) Reply

  • (10/13/2005 10:42:00 PM)

    Quirky and original. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 13, 2005

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