Shalom Freedman

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The Language Of Poetry Is Metaphor - Poem by Shalom Freedman

The language of poetry is metaphor
And irony and ambiguity
And beauty-

Beauty is the language of poetry
And metaphor and irony and ambiguity
And irony -

Beauty is the language of metaphor
And poetry without beauty
Is like poetry without metaphor
Like poetry without simile-

Poetry is poetry
Like beauty is beauty
And metaphor, metaphor
And language language -

Ironically
Without themselves they are something else
Or perhaps another variant of themselves
Ironically.


Comments about The Language Of Poetry Is Metaphor by Shalom Freedman

  • Ramesh Rai (10/24/2014 8:49:00 AM)


    Emotions and thoughts can not be ignored. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/23/2012 1:45:00 AM)


    Your poem has a meaning, just like that every poem should have the meaning and contradict with the facts. very nice of you. Shalon Freedman, thank you for this poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 23, 2012


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