Donald R Wolff JR

Gold Star - 10,439 Points (03/30/58 / Gowanda NY)

Vanity Affair - Poem by Donald R Wolff JR

Carry on dear vanity writer
Write ten thousand dreadful poems
Bring forth thy greatness within numbers
Take from others with thy show

Willow on a pillow or climb a burning tree
Thy life is not a poem or a poet meant to be

Who can write 10 poems an hour
For whom shall lend an open ear
If thy poems sound good to drunkards
Then Brother, pass a beer


Topic(s) of this poem: vanity

Poet's Notes about The Poem

It seems that vanity sites like PoemHunter are being flooded with poems written for numbers. This domination of bad poetry is ruining the worth and value of that rare great write. Easily lost in this flood. Before anyone takes a shot at me. Note- I do my best. I know not all mine are great. It just gets frustrating. I like to read good work. The value of a poem is written from the heart.

Comments about Vanity Affair by Donald R Wolff JR

  • Drtony Brahmin (4/25/2018 7:53:00 AM)

    Who can write 10 poems an hour
    For whom shall lend an open ear....yes the value of the poem is written from the heart........ thank u dear poet. tony

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Poem Edited: Monday, November 19, 2018

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