David Keig

Rookie - 13 Points (1951 / UK)

The Story Of A Poem - Poem by David Keig

T'other day i wrote a poem
Weren't that much i guess
Had to do so much rhyming
And it all turned out a mess
Then i got meself to thinkin'
What was i trying to do
Was i tryin' to write a poem
Or flushing ma thoughts down the loo?
Y'see i started off this poem
Thinkin' i'd be honest, see
Then this awful bloody rhyming
Sort of got control of me
I wanted to say 'angry'
But 'concerned' just rhymed much better
Then i wanted to say 'email'
But ended up just saying 'letter'
This poetry's confusing
So will someome say to me
Whether i be writing poems
Or just tellin' you 'bout me.

Comments about The Story Of A Poem by David Keig

  • (3/11/2019 6:13:00 PM)

    what a good poem. i like how u said Then i wanted to say 'email'
    But ended up just saying 'letter'

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  • Paul Warren (6/29/2015 9:02:00 PM)

    Thankyou for your expression of sadness - you are owed more than an apology. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2007 9:57:00 PM)

    Sense of humour. ronald! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2007 9:55:00 PM)

    words do define us. take care. now, go to sleep. the fools are out their cages
    with pencil & paper.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 16, 2011

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