Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Friday, 11 July 2014

The Ex-poet's Lament (part-plagiarised)

When I start on a poem I have a simple plan:
say something provocative and be sure to make it scan,
be honest and original, not worry about rhyme
but create a potent word-swell to echo throughout time
;-)
But poems are like lovers: they can bring a little pride -
or else they make you conscious of an emptiness inside.
But I can't stop composing them, and some* are very fine,
while others** are just doggerel that wither on the vine.

*e.g. these
** like this one

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