maggie signaigo


Oranges - Poem by maggie signaigo

So I am really new at this poetry game
shouldn't the end of each line sound the same?
It seems harder that way to find a word
to say what you feel or what you want heard.

But I see different efforts posted on here
just thoughts and feelings...isn't that queer?
But then I thought no...it's maybe just me
like I said I am new...I probably don't see

that poetry is feelings and inner expressions
Why for a rhyme should we all make concessions?
If you write from your heart or to those you love
the words matter less than the message does.

So that's what I think this is really all about
identifying your feelings and getting them out.
So others understand what you're trying to say
forget about the rules...your emotions obey.

So that's what I did in this work of prose
just some basic reassurance to all of those
who can't find a word to rhyme with oranges
express yourself clearly...you're poets aren't ya's?


Comments about Oranges by maggie signaigo

  • (8/20/2006 10:42:00 PM)


    Seriously, though, there's something about the discipline of rhyme, in your case and some others, that allows great cleverness to come through. I very much like your skill with words. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/20/2006 10:41:00 PM)


    you did it!
    (Now they say I hafta write 20 characters!)
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 26, 2006



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