Amberlee Carter

Rookie - 0 Points (12-16-1981 DOD: everyday)

Of Poets, Poetry And Acrimony - Poem by Amberlee Carter

when i think
of all the clean words
i used to use on you
and how
they've become vernacular
for having been attached
to one so lowly

i think
how poetry will never be
uttered in the same manner
the language takes on your stench

poor english venom
and cigarette smoke

i've dissected
abbreviated so much

the vowels now longer sound
long or short
they just whimper

Comments about Of Poets, Poetry And Acrimony by Amberlee Carter

  • (3/24/2005 7:12:00 AM)

    Amberlee, if you keep posting work like this i might become envious. :)

    well done!


    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (3/24/2005 5:54:00 AM)

    Very original in style and substance. Amberlee, you're becoming a star in my book. (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (3/24/2005 3:35:00 AM)

    Amberlee. I like this very much. Fix the third line from the end...I think you mean no instead of now.

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (3/24/2005 12:38:00 AM)

    I like the short line style and love the ending (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 4 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: poetry

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]