What Is Poetry?


What is poetry?

Poetry can mean different things to you and me

It is not a skill you can pick up on suddenly

Or a skill you can be born with



What is poetry?

It is a way for someone to express their view on their life and emotions

It is an outlet

It is a transfer of emotion from poet to paper to reader



What is poetry?

Poetry is therapeutic, communicative, and artistic

It is the beauty of words

It is the color of the blind



What is poetry?

It is a song from the heart

It is the rhythm of text

And the emptying of emotions


I never thought about what poetry was when I first started writing it

I just let it flow

I let it be

And it felt good


The definition of poetry allows me to feel more like me


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