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Thursday, January 05, 2006
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The reason I stagger through libraries,
causing the staff to shush me with
warning fingers to their lips, is because
of this:  I write poetry.  It wasn't always
this way.  Before, I was ... well, normal.
But since then, I've acquired a habit I can't
/don't want to quit:  I've gotten high
on poetry.
I must have it:  read it/memorize it/
re ci te it/(God forbid) write it
(although I'm a much better reader/
memorizer/re ci ter than a writer).
And so, I sit at the computer,
bravely entering poetry sites,
leaving postings of my own:  no one
laughs because of mispellings or
lack of rhyme or meter or because
I don't know how to write a sonnet ...
they encourage me and call me Poet.
And that's why I write poetry.

(c) 2006, Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Gave up the drink, gave up the drug, now as you do I only get high on the poetry, I get high reading what you write...thanks, Ed
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
It's a wonderful way to get "high," Karla. Your passion for the words shine through your creations. Thank you for sharing them. Amour et paix,

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado

I love how you write; you write with such passion and fluidity; your skills as a writer has really taken off to dizzying new heights! Keep up the super job, Karla; may your words forever soar!! BRAVA!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin (and #1 fan!!), Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
And that's a very good reason - to do just that!
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
What a lovely way to put it Karla, so enjoy reading your and peace

Reviewed by J M
This is a wonderful reflection of you and your muse nice job. Ty for sharing.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Glad you are with us and out family of poets Karla as no two of us are the same it keeps our work interesting and fulfilling.

Reviewed by Paul Williams
Gotta to agree with Jerry here...we love it Poet.

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
A poet by any other name . . . Is a Karla.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Your poems show the stuff you're made of Karla, and there is poetic
cells in you or you couldn't write or read poetry the way you do. So live with it kiddo, you are a POET!!!;-)

Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Poet it is in your blood as it is in mine. Wonderful to have such good company :-)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
I am with you all the's like a bugbite the itch just won't go!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater
Don't ever come down off your high, Karla! Toke up on words until your eyes turn red and your lungs blast out wind, rain, lava, fire, and whatever else throbs, mists, and leaches from nature. It just has to be on the page! Time to fire up another, Poet!

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