Treasure Island

Amanda Saveley

(December 29,1987 / Omaha, Nebraska)

yeah, I know...


yeah, I know poets
before I started class, I knew
Poe, Dickenson, Shakespeare
but that didn't make me smart
what made me smart was what I learned IN class
all the poets I know now
Gregory Corso, Dominique Garay, Taylor Mali, Bradley Hathaway,
Bill Kloefkorn, Ted Kooser, Elizabeth Barret-Browning, Sylvia Plath,
Matt Mason, Sarah McKinstry-Brown, Margaret Atwood,
Dorothy Parker, Alexander Pope
more, I can't even remember
so yeah, I know poets
but it still doesn't make me smart

Submitted: Monday, May 08, 2006
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  • Gianna Kim (5/12/2007 2:43:00 PM)

    u know ur exactly right! that's the same 4 me except 4 books. i 2 much 4 my own good! and im still not smart! (Report) Reply

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