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Writing a Passionate Poem

June 11, 2009
By tor10jax GOLD, Livingston, New Jersey
tor10jax GOLD, Livingston, New Jersey
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A sixteen line poem I must write.
It’s for English class so I won’t fight.

I’m not good at rhyming.
I guess I just have to keep trying.

What should it be on, though?
That, I really don’t know.

Whatever I choose I must have passion,
Could it possibly be the latest fashion?

There’s no way that’s true.
How should I think this through?

Should I take a break?
And grab a piece of cake?

No, if I did I might never come back.
I’d never give this poem another whack.

Wait a minute I’m already done.
Now I’ll go and have some fun.

The author's comments:
This poem was for my 8th grade english class. My teacher and dad said it was good which confuses me since I'm not a poet. I want to know what other people think about it, so here it is.

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iwantcoconow said...
on Sep. 27 2009 at 2:42 pm
iwantcoconow, Bronx,ny, New York
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My friend you are a poet and just don't know it.

on Sep. 19 2009 at 11:54 am
TheRightToDream SILVER, Fort Frances, Other
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This made me smile. :D

Zero_K DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 22 2009 at 6:19 pm
Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's no fun if you're not insane, otherwise you grow up to be an accountant." -Moi

Cute, I love how you wrote poetry while at the same time denying that you could do it. Great job! (Thanks for your comment!)


Joanna said...
on Aug. 13 2009 at 11:21 pm
Joanna, St. Catharines, Other
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Like Silver Dawn said, it's very cute. I think you ought to explore poetry some more. I mean, poetry, I think, is just a fancy name for spilling anything out onto a piece of paper. Granted, I have a very liberal sense of what is art and poetry. Anything you write, i'd be happy to read, my friend.

on Jul. 5 2009 at 3:47 am
SilverDawn GOLD, Burnaby, Other
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haha, cute. it's amazing how many people write poems like these and i wonder what teachers think when reading them. you did write a poem though so i'd give you an A for completion but only a C content x). cute tho, cute.