I don’t understand
poetry. I thought I did,
once. Thought I had a pretty
good handle on it too.
Vague metaphors and flowery words.
Say things about nothing,
and nothing about things.
But there was rhyme and reason and structure and
I’m told now this is unnecessary
amateurish. That poetry and verse are free,
not to be constrained by
So I let loose and accomplish doing that
incorrectly. And what are the
sporadic spacing and line breaks
Are they intended to conjure a shape?
Perhaps denote pauses
I am so,
And I’ve used