AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Wynn Schiller, iDavid Page, iGayle Martin, ialex canton-dutari, iKeith Wright, iCarol Fowler, iPaul Ulasien, i

  Home > Literary Criticism > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Blog
· 3,672 Titles
· 17,091 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Nov, 2002

OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Tea Party Teddy
by Dianne Harman

All Teddy ever wanted was to be a California State Legislator. When he puts his marriage and reputation on the line to get there, will he survive as his world unravels?..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Righteous Revenge
by Beverly Scott

Manipulation, mayhem and murder make Righteous Revenge a mystery with a twist...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Literary Criticism)
  1.  As You Won't Believe This Either...
  2.  Images in 15 Words
  3.  A Poem For Aunt Ida...
  4.  Taken leave of his sentences…by Rufuz
  5.  Haiku 2-27-08
  6.  72 Words
  7.  Reply to a Left-Handed Compliment
  8.  You'll be fine
  9.  As In Red Eye Ownz You---Laugh..
  10.  As In Truly It Is Not About Chris
  11.  If I Were God





What Are You Writing For?
by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper

Monday, March 28, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
•  I Wish U Well
•  Paper Bag Poet
•  Thorns End
•  Pissed Off People
•  Deliver Us From Evil
           >> View all 3,666

I write for something to do,
when boredom rides through.
Writing occupies my mind,
makes my dull moments more kind.
Writing is like an antidote,
something similar to the tv remote.


It is important that I write my best,
but I don't make it a contest.
I do enjoy the pleasure,
write things from my hearts treasure.
Might as well kill two birds,
while we're shooting our words.


I'm more of a writer than reader,
still some time I still need her.
Reading also helps fill the gap,
when boredom comes to slap.
Searching for words to say,
helps fulfill my lonely stay.


G



Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by L. Figgins 3/30/2005
Amen to all your reasons! Pleased to make your aqaintence, GE...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/28/2005
It's a need for sharing what's in one's soul. It's a good thing I can do that, Grady. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/28/2005
very insightful write.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/28/2005
yes, writing does all that. i always say i write because i must but i must for all those reasons you mention.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/28/2005
well done
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/28/2005
Well expressed Grady!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/28/2005
To make all the other writters look better...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/28/2005
i write because i love it and i enjoy it, plus it is therapeutic for me. i also write because God gave me the gift, and i am enjoying every minute of it! i now will have a book to my name (my first; it will be called "with a little help"); i am now an official "author"~! :)

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/28/2005
All good reasons to write, are there any bad reasons, I doubt it...Ed
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 3/28/2005
I can relate to these reasons for writing even though I also have other reasons as well. Excellent write. R
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/28/2005
Writing occupies my mind,
makes my dull moments more kind.

I find that I write for the same reason, Grady - Write On!
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 3/28/2005
Healthy Springtime, Poet!

I enjoyed reading this creation of Yours for its contents of wit-wise art through its lines of poetic beauty.

Never rest Your pen, Poet!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by john zimmerman 3/28/2005
me?

i write for fame and fortune
actually this very day i am
starting work on my 7th Million ---
[the first 6 didn't work out too well ;{0>]

great answer
good write

john+
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 3/28/2005
nicely expressed, GE! reading does help stimulate those creative juices...
Reviewed by Henry Stevens 3/28/2005
A well written question poem. Myself, "The pain I can not stand I sit and write about." Henry
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.