Jackie Chou

Give Heart - Poem by Jackie Chou

Give Heart

Is it a crime, to lack the ability to rhyme?
Should we shun, those whose words fail to stun?
So what if one's not a verbal queen,
or part of a scholarly scene.
Is it really tragic, when lines don't flow like magic?
Is it perverse, to not know how to make a verse?
To write a bad poem, then try to find it a home?
Relax, critic, don't be such a skeptic.
Give heart, to those who struggle with their art.
Give them till later, to make their craft better.

Topic(s) of this poem: writing

Form: Free Verse

Comments about Give Heart by Jackie Chou

  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (1/30/2020 5:05:00 PM)

    Very powerfully and movingly brought forth with artistic brilliance. Insightful utterances set aside for honest reflection. A work of an intricate mind. (Report)Reply

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  • Dave Walker (11/15/2018 4:25:00 PM)

    I personally don't think poems need to rhyme, as long as you write
    from the heart that's all that matters. A great poem.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

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