David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Polish - Poem by David Harris

Someone once wrote
a comment on a poem
that I should polish it.
Polish a poem?
What they neglected to say
was what kind of wax I should use.
Unfortunately, I am not that kind of writer.
What you see is what you get.
I write a poem only once,
and what you see is raw.
Raw energy from my pen and mind.
Therefore, if you do not like it,
I am sorry; it is the only way
I know how to write.

Comments about Polish by David Harris

  • (6/4/2007 9:34:00 AM)

    Aaaahh. It takes me right back to the Pen & Parchment! !
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  • (6/4/2007 6:36:00 AM)

    Amen David......there are no rules....we write from the heart with love of the art (Report) Reply

  • (6/4/2007 6:19:00 AM)

    No need to polish your art my friend...10 (Report) Reply

  • (6/4/2007 5:07:00 AM)

    I think your poetry is perfect David, when you 'wax' lyrical there is no need for polish, best wishes Lynda x (Report) Reply

  • (6/4/2007 4:08:00 AM)

    My poems were written short and once
    no matter it is good or bad.
    Add rhymes after gotten experience,
    took me more than one year or time.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 4, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, March 7, 2011

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