Click here to hear the poet read his words:
people ask why
I write poetry
and I say
I don’t think
I just write words
in an attempt
to make sense of things
what I write
turns out to be
more like a poem
than a story
I can’t say
it isn’t always planned
I don’t necessarily know
what it is
when I start
when I finish
so I try
not to analyse it
That happens for me too. You do such a lovely job of it. Blessings, Leslie
Aha, you’re in disguise here!
I find it best just to let it happen, I’ve never been able to force a poem.
No, forcing them doesn’t work well at all. I was going to send you and just a few others a special invite to where I’ll mostly be now (things went awry somehow at the other blog). However, there’s no obligation intended for you to Follow/Read/Like/Comment. It appears you have 2 blogs, yes?
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I really like this. The simplicity of the words you have used add to the overall impact.
My apologies for not replying sooner to your kind words here.
I usually try to respond in less than 4 months!
The ‘process’ summed up – in a poem!
That there is no process – except life and words and the freedom in the writer of the words.
And the last verse nails it.
Apologies, Jenne, I seem to have missed the comments here.
I’m a big believer in not overthinking, just letting it happen…