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A Poet's Reality
by Southern Comfort
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
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A poet is a butterfly that soars on wings made from words! We speak a different language, it's called poet.

Poets float above, never walk on the ground,
Poets rarely relate to life forms that surround.
We don't speak their language, we are not understood,
What they can't understand is taken for evil, not good.
A poet always sees in 3-D,
So normal folks can't see what we see.
Our realm is a fantasy world amid the clouds,
We always walk alone, even amid a crowd.
Sometimes we wear a vacant stare,
Our bodies are present, but our minds aren't there.
There are no boudaries or limits to us,
Everything is important, if folks don't see it, we are known to fuss.
Our minds continually go walk about,
So to get our attention, folks are known to shout!
We get annoyed, bein brought down,
What is so great about walking on the ground?
We care not if folks think us to be crazy,
For our minds are in a field loaded with daisies!
We are not insane, we are poets,
We are quite incredible, but sadly noboby knows it!


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Reviewed by Dark Knight 10/6/2010
how true-well spoken
Reviewed by Joyce Lee 8/16/2009
wonderful wonderful wonderful,how right you are.
Thank you, for a moment I was begining to think if I was normal or not.:)
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 7/4/2007
You have stated this so elegantly...glad to know we are not alone.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 6/27/2007
Well I may be a poet? People do think me to
be different. I do see what they never see..
Thanks for sharing your wisdom SC de poetress....
Reviewed by stan nassano 6/27/2007
OH SC you nailed this one,
I was told by someone I was once close to, that I think to much
about things,for that I plead GUILTY.I guess, i'm not the only lost ball in the tall weeds.
stan nassano
Reviewed by Lydia Shutter (Reader) 6/27/2007
You have written a tribute to poets everywhere, PA.....indeed YOU are quite incredible....and I know it! Lydi**
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/27/2007
VEry well stated and for the record I think you are quite right, in order to keep our muses and our minds satisfied with our work we epitomize the new age saying of thinking outside the box.

Reviewed by Ted Bossis 6/27/2007
Completely taken by a gorgeous soul - I will not attempt to write anymore at this time - {wait-I'll add one-just came to me}---#93-I DONíT KNOW WHAT TO WRITE BUT I KNOW IíVE BEEN THERE-SOMETHING TO SHARE IS MY ATTEMPT TO WHICH I KNOW TO BE TRUE-BUT WORDS MAY NOT DUE-SO I MUST TRY ANOTHER FORM TO CREATE WHAT I KNOW- {Great love & other unknown-terms}-Ted

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