ian burns

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The Strange Poet? - Poem by ian burns

am i a poet?
a poet am i
i am a poet?
a poet i am

no matter how
i put it
the stranger
it seems
the stranger
poet looks
the stranger
it feels

am i a stranger?
a stranger am i
i am a stranger?
a stranger i am

am i a strange poet?


Comments about The Strange Poet? by ian burns

  • (10/12/2006 5:33:00 AM)

    every poet thinks the same.. you have put it in a simple yet a b'ful maner.. liked the way you put it! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2006 5:19:00 AM)

    I was thinking the same thing - you can't define the nouns 'poet' or 'poem' these days -all you can do is write poetry, as you understand it! It's language that is strange! Like, poets are only poets when they're writing, the rest of the time they're people! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 12, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 1, 2011


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