Stanley Cooper

Rookie - 20 Points (August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Digression Lesson - Poem by Stanley Cooper

Whenever you write
Keep your point right in sight
Don’t be word squandering
By word-ily wandering

Stick to the point, it’s less confusing
If you digress, it’s word abusing
Losing your point and going astray
You’ll cause your readers to dismay

To write your thoughts unlike a hack
Be sure to keep them right on track
This lesson here was just for addressing
Why writers should write with no word digressing

Comments about Digression Lesson by Stanley Cooper

  • (4/19/2006 9:00:00 PM)

    A very wise lesson, from a very wise poet! (nice going Stan!) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 19, 2006

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