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A Poet
by Linda A Murray

Friday, May 02, 2003
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A different breed of person.


                              ~~~~~****~~~~

                   A poet is a person like you and me,

                 It's just that they see things differently,

                        Our world is one of strife.

                 Their world is different than our life.

                      We see a flower on a stem,

            They see a garden of rainbows around them.

                      We see a car on the road.

          They see a majestic vehicle flowing to an abode.

                    We see a woman and a child.

                  They see a Queen and her Prince.

              We see a lawn mower cutting the lawn.

        They see a wonder machine that cuts until dawn.

                 A poet is a different kind of person.

             They see things differently than we do.

            Their minds think of wondrous things,

                        Ours just gets us thru.

                   So a poet I would like to be.

             So that I could see the world they see.

                            (c) copyright 2003 
     

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Reviewed by Portia Burton 1/17/2013
very nice.
Reviewed by samantha crowthers 5/9/2012
This is very beautiful and true... You are a poet... I consider myself on as well as I feel the need to paint vivid pictures with words
Reviewed by Christine Cordero 9/12/2009
Linda, It's beautiful. I am sure you made a poet out of yourself with that poem.
Reviewed by Richard Provencher 4/10/2009
Well said, Linda, truly a poet you are with a special pair of eyes. A very nice poem. Richard LP
Reviewed by Matthew Wright 1/14/2008
I think you already are :o)
Reviewed by Dark Knight 10/28/2007
so true and so often the poet is considered by many to be even a bit weird until they read what you write and then you hear" I wish I could write like that!"
Reviewed by Faarah Duurgube 10/17/2007
this poem is really marvellous. it is just brief and to the point.
Reviewed by Jibril Mohamed 7/19/2007
You are already a wonderful poet. You penned, in an excellent manner, the way think as a poet, and the differences between you and the layman.

Thanks Linda.

Abdullahi
Reviewed by alejapoet@aol.com Bennett 3/15/2007
This is so wonderfully written and it was a very pleasurable read. Thanks for sharing this with me on the Den.
Reviewed by Toni Kinney 2/7/2007
I agree that we see things differently. Your poem is full of insight
and thought, well written.
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 2/5/2006
Well said.
Reviewed by DANIEL RAY (Reader) 10/25/2005
A poet immortalized! Poetry of Desire and Distinction. It has visions. The visions, third eye, inner-soul glow and wisdom rightly expressed in poetic gesture. Daniel Ray
Reviewed by Hiren Shah 6/8/2003
Our world is one of strife.
Their world is different than our life.

This is very well said and I feel that writers, poets and artists can unite the world in the era of internet and prevent war and events like '9/11.
I have not seen a poetic expression of a creative person's vision. Its a great idea.
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 5/8/2003
Poets are like rose gardens all different and full of bloom great poem
Reviewed by A PAX 5/7/2003
love this!!!
did you hear that.....oh that was my drum!!!
and I see you are marching very elegantly to yours!!!

bravo!
pax Anita
wish I wrote this!!
Reviewed by Trixie Love 5/6/2003
Hi Linda,
Such a beautiful write
Of what is in the poets mind....

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 5/4/2003
You have defined "Poet" very well. A poet does see things differently. A poet will bring out the best of everything when he/she writes.

Sandie Angel :o) a.k.a. May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 5/3/2003
Yehawwwwwwwwwwwwwww
A standing ovation over and over again this one deserves! Makes me more than proud to be a poet!!!!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Brittany Renée 5/3/2003
I'm happy now to say I am a poet. I used to be, and still am a bit, ashamed of my poetry book and being a poet. Thank you!

Warm Love
*-Brittany-*
Reviewed by jing javier 5/3/2003
that's what i like to be also.. great piece!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/3/2003
YOu've explained it well, bravo.
Reviewed by Jim Howell 5/3/2003
Very good! I agree that poets are just a little different, and you have captured that well.
Reviewed by Dale Clark 5/3/2003
Ditto!
Reviewed by jude forese 5/3/2003
you're a poet and you know it and your nose is a litle longfellow ;)
Reviewed by Dove (Reader) 5/2/2003
Linda, you are so full of light, love and knowledge..Thank you for writing to me also..

Peace and light, Dove ~
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 5/2/2003
Beautiful Linda. I sure hope my Lady see me as her Prince or knight or whatever. Hugs
Bill Murray
Reviewed by Lori Moore 5/2/2003
Nice insight.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/2/2003
You are the best poet I know..This poem is such a fine example of that!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 5/2/2003
Well, Linda, welcome to our experience! Your are a poet who just wrote a very good and inspiring poem!



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