SF (June 17 1942 / Troy New York)

The Poet Fails

THE POET FAILS

The poet fails.
And cannot write.
Empty inside
His voice lost
No rhythm no tone
He tries to hear his way back.
Line by line
Simple words
Tries to hear his own feeling
The mind moves
But his heart does not.

The poet writes his own process of failure
Is this a poem?
Or is it merely the broken prose meditation
Of an old man who has lost his voice?

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O its wonderful poem with lots of questions: why? Love it.