Tuesday, August 23, 2005

What Is A Poet? Comments

Rating: 4.4

What is a poet but a drunken fool-
a pitiful being that staggers through
local taverns, pathetic and mad,
muttering gibberish to the masses,

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Alexander Shaumyan
COMMENTS
Sandra Feldman 26 September 2020

Redeeming factor At least someone says the truth, And sweeps the dirt Under the carpet, After!

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Robert Murray Smith 26 September 2020

The last stanza says it all.

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Herbert Nehrlich1 24 August 2005

Thank you for correcting this embarrassing faux-pas. It removed my toothache. H

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Matthew Pearson 24 August 2005

Quite excellent in places. I can't help admiring its approach. Works for me.

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Herbert Nehrlich1 24 August 2005

What on earth do you mean by its', Matthew? I would say that a critic's English ought to be near perfect. H

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