Treasure Island

Viraj Bhanshaly

(England)

Arrogance of a Poet


Reading, reading, reading aloud,
Out to an audience or a large crowd,

A lovely poem, simple like this,
Rhyming couplets, O what a bliss,

Next a succulent simile,
Like this, like that or just like me.

Alliteration, simile all in one,
The Sun looked down, thinking well done!

Woah, personification, the touch of skill
But ofcourse, I can still

Go further and further with these thoughts,
Enjambment used, eat my shorts!

My skill unmatched, the audience applaud,
Score,10/10, definitely assured.

But still this skill was not enough,
They believed my poem was still a rough

Copy or a draft, not the final one,
A poem to impress, that could have won.

And so I wander back, like a whale
To feed my young poems a treacherous tale,

To which they will, rebel and fight
For why did that poem not set alight

The crowd with all its great talent,
But I will not, never, relent

In making you poems walk into fame,
And there goes my poetic technique again...

Submitted: Wednesday, April 08, 2009

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  • Anthony Medina (10/4/2013 4:17:00 PM)

    What kind of poem is this? Please answer its for a school project. Thank you for your time. (Report) Reply

  • Anjali Sinha (9/26/2009 11:26:00 AM)

    n making you poems walk into fame,
    And there goes my poetic technique again...

    wow
    surely I think your this poem will walk in high fame
    Coz your poetic technique is unique like a game,
    it was like making a wild lion tame
    even if all are to say shame shame shame
    good poem
    surely a tenner from me
    -10 anjali (Report) Reply

  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (4/8/2009 11:51:00 AM)

    A good poem with rhyme.............A poem is never complete but abadoned........good`write......... (Report) Reply

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