Joan M. Watrous

(Sacramento, CA, USA)

Poetry - Poem by Joan M. Watrous

Did you ever think you could write a poem?
You'll never know 'til you try.
Ideas around us are constantly sailing,
O’er the Earth through the air, high in sky. When an Idea comes to you,
pen and paper you must have on hand
To quickly jot a few words down
Or it may disappear like notes in sand, When tide comes in to wash away
Very far out to sea.
Another idea that appears to you
Quite a long time might be. So just pick any thing around you,
Makes no difference what time,
Put a few words together with
A little rhythm and rhyme. You'll find as your pen moves along,
Even though you did not know it;
A few more words and few more lines,
Will convince you, you’re a Poet.


Comments about Poetry by Joan M. Watrous

There is no comment submitted by members..



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: poem, together, sea, sky, time, poetry



Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



Famous Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  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. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
[Report Error]