Francie Lynch

Making Sense Of It - Poem by Francie Lynch

If you want to feel
As the poet feels,
Don't hold her hand;
Pick up his pen.

If you want to hear
A poet speak,
Don't listen to him;
Read her lips.

If you want to see
As the poet sees,
Don't look to his eyes,
But see with her's.

To smell like a poet,
Splash in the rain,
Dance dry in the sun;
Follow your nose.

But get an inkling
In your mind,
Even if deaf, mute or blind;
Find your center,
Sit with it.
I oftimes get a sense of it.

Topic(s) of this poem: poet, poetess, poetry, senses, writing

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 10, 2018

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