Martin A. Ramos


Lineman - Poem by Martin A. Ramos

A simple pleasure
composing one good line
and counting

Not always
you can get the words
to fall just right

Summer heat
writing three good lines,
counting

This thought:
how many different ways
to express it?

What of
the sounds in these lines,
their meaning?

Looks easy
when the final syllables
just jell


Comments about Lineman by Martin A. Ramos

  • (2/19/2006 4:52:00 PM)


    Flowed like a fountain for me.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

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  • (1/11/2006 9:28:00 AM)


    a poet exploring poetry!
    fantastic
    how toil sometimes
    comes to naught
    then
    grace gives
    the soul words
    to express innermost truth
    a fine poem
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 22, 2010


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