Finding Poetry

I had never given much of a thought to poetry.

The kids on the street only hear their own beat.

“Poetry ain’t too slick,” people say.

I believed them.

 

The funny thing is that

I’ve always loved music

But never liked poetry.

Lyrics are nothing more than poems.

The rhythm and flow of music is poetry, though. Use it.

 

I changed my mind

Almost two years ago.

Studying poetry in school,

I almost thought it was cool.

We read some by Robert Frost,

My personal favorite.

This made me see poetry anew

And really, really love it.

This poem is about: 
Me

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