I Got No Right On A Poetry Site

Poem By Vallerie Lobell

I do not come close, what's lacrymose?
What's a sonnet or a pentameter,
What's worse I don't know open verse,
I got no right on a poetry site,

I gotta read more Yeats and Keats,
And Kilmer's trees to feel more at ease,
Never got chances at the creative dances,
Oh, when subjects turn to grecian urns,

Ameteur among sages, all my wasted pages,
Still having fun when day is done,
Trying to figure out what others are saying,
In words their writing is diplaying,

Some just zoom right past me, don't even have a clue,
Others come crashing down when they feel just like I do,
Seen some heads butting over correction and suggestions,
Try not to get involved, their own problems they can solve,

See many who are new with just a poem or two,
Try to give a good honest rate and encourge when I do,
Misspellings and typos I've had my share,
Hope to be excused, if anybody cares,

But this site has been kind and most people that I find,
Are aware of my plight trying to get the words right,
I'll check the local library cause I really want to learn,
Maybe there will be some improvement.....on my return,

Comments about I Got No Right On A Poetry Site

My friend write what you feel, as you feel it....in whatever manner you chose....as poetry in fact is 'the window to the soul.' Excellent composition!
Put on some Bob Dylan or Tom Waits....save the gas...you just write from the heart and the gut.
i enjoyed it fully which brings out the confusion and uncertainty of a writer at some stage or other...but dont feel diffident with all your nice poems including this...love prasanna
Here! here! we all need time and space to grow and develope as poets, a strong write Love duncan X
Hey! This is a good write, very well expressed and says what a lot of us feel. thanks for being our spokeswoman. Keep at it. Love and hugs Ernestine XXX

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