Lynn W. Petty

Gold Star - 5,168 Points (3/29/28 / Newport Beach, California)

What Is A Poet? - Poem by Lynn W. Petty

What is a poet?
A translator of Nature
Into thought and form,
Putting eyes and tongue into
Inarticulate matter.

Topic(s) of this poem: poets

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Comments about What Is A Poet? by Lynn W. Petty

  • Terry Craddock (1/24/2016 2:54:00 PM)


    'A translator of Nature
    Into thought and form,
    Putting eyes and tongue into
    Inarticulate matter.'

    wonderfully expressed, love the line 'Inarticulate matter' the mineral, the animal speaks in so many forms, waiting to read more of your explorations into the human psyche, enjoying my time with you Lynn, everything I commented on was 10+ or more my friend
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 9, 2016



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