Treasure Island

Jared Gobey

(November 11 1995 / Chichester)

Great Poems Don't Rhyme


Fed up with finding rhymes
To define my difficult times
Fed up with thinking of feeling
My true feelings are revealing
There shouldn't be a poem police
Where each one should be a masterpiece
There shouldn't be a poem brigade
The true feelings are not conveyed!
And lastly, there shouldn't be men in poem green
Lean, mean poem machine
You should write as you feel
Those mistakes you conceal
Great poems don't even rhyme
It's the words that count

Submitted: Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, January 09, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Lara Collis inspired me to continue with the whole poetry concept. This poem is entirely dedicated to her.

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  • Joshua Fegley (1/9/2013 6:25:00 AM)

    Who says they're great? Old doesn't mean great.
    Traditions are meant to be broken, to evolve. (Report) Reply

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