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The Eclectic Pen - The Brave Poet

By: IONE L. (zaneygraylady)   + 85 more  
Date Submitted: 3/5/2007
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 23

  The brave poet
unlocks his secret soul
weaving emotion into words
Proudly stating
This is who I am
This is what I see
risking rejection
and ridicule
of an indifferent world

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Jessi H. (willpowered) - 3/6/2007 8:18 AM ET
I wonder whether that poet weaves emotion into words, or the other way around. Something of the chicken and egg question in that, for me at least. I wonder, too, about the rejection and ridicule. Is the world that grants our writing even that much SO indifferent? Personally, I would rather have evidence of at least a read-thru - even if it were ridicule - than the uncertainty of silence. Is it, as they say, complicit? Or censure? Or derision? Indifference? Apathy? Antipathy? I'd rather know...something.
Claudia (BrokenWing) - 3/6/2007 11:12 AM ET
so true
Jennifer D. (i--luv--ChRiSt) - 3/7/2007 4:29 PM ET
Wonderful, inspiring, it is so true, when you write a poem, you give the world a chance to hate and mock you, but this poem deserves only praise!!!!!
Jim H. (Pecos45) - 3/14/2007 7:43 AM ET
Very good, Ione.
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