How to tell if a poem  has fallen into you. Poetry by Theresa Williams

How to tell if a poem

has fallen into you.

 

It rhymes.

It doesn’t rhyme.

all of this pedantic

thoroughly researched

or last minute.

alas i fall into you

like a sheet of paper crumpled

tossed aside

or in

that was not a metaphor.

street sweeper rumbles by

 

ego rules my

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a storybook character

real

more real than

me now i lost in poem

 

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like a game character

real

more real than

me and now i lost

track  [in poem]

 

©Theresa Williams

ARTBYTHERESA

 

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