Pene Burkey


What Is A Poem? - Poem by Pene Burkey

To rhyme or not to rhyme
Is not the question.
Neither is it based on
Facts or on fiction.

Whatever is in your
Heart or mind or soul,
Put it down on paper.
Sharing is the goal.

To judge or not to judge
Is not the answer.
Someone will relate to
The scenes you empower.

Remember, words have life.
They can help or harm.
A 'good' poem or 'bad' poem
Has spirit to charm! !


Comments about What Is A Poem? by Pene Burkey

  • john tiong chunghoo (7/30/2006 12:25:00 PM)


    words are the jigsaw puzzle to the world. those who could use them and learn more of them, well get to the real world. john (Report) Reply

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  • (8/28/2005 10:25:00 PM)


    Very nice Pene. sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • (8/26/2005 1:47:00 PM)


    Well spirited fare. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 26, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 19, 2010


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