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A poet I do not purport to be
by Ed Matlack
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If I understood where this came from I might be able to explain to you why I wrote it...but...?

A poet I do not purport to be…


I just do enjoy immensely writing,

I also do enjoy the art of rhyming,

But to be more than honest,

My true passion does come from that of the right…


Though throughout the years,

I have been in places left,

I really do have no fear,

What writing I do does for all,

Make others and myself able to see me much more clear…


If I were to admit to the fact,

That I were a poet, I would do so with little tact,

Sometimes I may actually write,

But it seems as if I am therein quite cracked,

Or then again I have written a great deal,

That may be considered by some to be mostly abstract…


So if you do believe yourself to be a poet,

I can honestly say that you must to yourself know it,

I wish I could say the same of myself,

For me to know the self better, I need to self-commit…

        © ed ~ 2/15/05

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Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
I love how you write across all the genres. Then some...
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
Yep just write and I often find that when the mood is right I can rhyme but mostly I just like prose. Although I am beginning to like other forms of poetry found here.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Just write your heart out Ed!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
I just do enjoy immensely writing,
I also do enjoy the art of rhyming

Then I would say that you are both a writer and a poet; so write and poet on!

Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson
Poetry..shall fall to those who dream...and have the dream.
Reviewed by jude forese
come on Ed, you have a poet's heart and a desire to profess it ...
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