Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

18 Definitions Of A Short Poem


1) A short poem
Saves time,

2) A short poem
Saves time
For its reader, also.

3) A short poem is over
Before its read.

4) A short poem
Can be swiftly reread.

5) A short poem
Is a lightning flash.

6) A short poem
Is one metaphor only.

7) A short poem
Is less than nine words.

8) A short poem
Opens ones eyes
In the morning.

9) A short poem
May be a short prayer.

10) A short poem
May be a poem of a single word.

11) Poem.

12) A short poem
A small play on words.

13) A short poem
May be a single sentence.

14) A short poem is shorter
Than the definition of it.

15) It breaks up the icy sea within.

16) A chill down the spine.

17) There is no end
To making definitions of the short poem.

18) A short poem in Hebrew
Is shorter than than the same poem in English.

Submitted: Monday, December 12, 2011
Edited: Monday, December 12, 2011

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  • Sylva Portoian (5/19/2012 5:34:00 AM)

    I agree with you...
    I can never read story
    and I have never read...
    I don't know how people can read...
    At the end...one will die one will live
    Let us live and read your poems...!
    I hope I find time to read...!

    Sylva-MD-Poetry (Report) Reply

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