Don'T Close Out Poetry

It's never too soon, nor too late,
To read a sweet poem,
Waiting at your gate,
Don't close it out,
Let it come in,
It may really bring you,
A World in a rhyme,
With images, thoughts,
And beauty sublime.

by Sandra Feldman

Comments (1)

This is a poem that opens the door for people who may not yet appreciate poetry. They have to start somewhere and this poem could be that somewhere that begins their journey. Whether they are 6 or 60, this is a non-threatening invitation. I say this because I am surrounded by relatives who have no interest in poetry and express impatience if I mention it. If I could just get them to listen to your poem, then perhaps...perhaps....