Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthepoet

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What Is A Good Poem? - Poem by Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthepoet

When I read a poem
I look to see
Whether the verse
Appeals to me.

Is there a rhyme?
Do the lines scan?
Will it make sense
To every woman or man?

Is the poem short?
Or is it too long?
Is it split into verses?
Does it sing like a song?

Is the initial letter of each line
A Capital Letter or Small?
Are the questions I ask of myself
When reviewing them all.

For a Poem to be good,
It must give pleasure,
And be wanted to be read again,
By All at their leisure.

© Yisroel Yonatan Goldman [JGthepoet] - 10 October 2005


Comments about What Is A Good Poem? by Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthepoet

  • (10/10/2005 7:15:00 AM)


    Yes. But what about the heart? (Report) Reply

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  • (10/10/2005 7:05:00 AM)


    Simple n meaningul..
    very well drafted.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 10, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, July 16, 2007


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