Kelvin Owusu

Rookie - 126 Points (15-10-1988 / Ghana)

A Poetic Something - Poem by Kelvin Owusu

I think I am a poet
therefore I'm lying to myself
in just a line I saw it
just lying on the shelf
I reached for it
It moved out of reach
those words I knew
those words my mind grew

Unable to jot down
a mute to speak out
unable, unable it rocks
strange sounds, broken cradle
stop rocking, its unstable
now across the dinner table

I see it, I saw it
should I move towards it?
Turn back, just ignore it
now it follows
astounding, I have no use for it
it gives permission for those words
it writes, it reads ‘Hi'
Oh you got to be kidding


Comments about A Poetic Something by Kelvin Owusu

  • Rookie - 0 Points Gwenevere Cornwell (9/24/2012 5:03:00 PM)

    I like this. It's like a discovery of your poetry. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 24 Points Yoonoos Peerbocus (9/11/2012 5:07:00 AM)

    i reached for it--thought provoking (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 10, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, September 10, 2012


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