Shawn L. Bird

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poem- absent May 19, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 3:06 pm
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I have

no

words left.

.

I have

no

tears left.

.

I have

no

fears left

.

I have

no

thing left.

.

.

.

Just playing with forms, here. ย Don’t fret. ๐Ÿ™‚

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16 Responses to “poem- absent”

  1. georgiakevin Says:

    Anytime you create a poem it well worth reading!

    • Thanks, Kevin. It seems that if I write something sad, etc. people are concerned and send me lots of encouraging messages, but sometimes (usually, in my case) there’s nothing out of sorts with the poet, it’s just an exploration of theme or something. I thought I’d better clarify. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. brittabottle Says:

    Really powerful, though. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. jburns58 Says:

    Ooh ok, I glad you are just playing!

  4. jburns58 Says:

    Great! you are thinking outloud.

  5. “All work and no play…….”- Stephen King, “The Shining” ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Leonas Lines Says:

    What Form is this ?

    • I was working on enjambment.

      • Leonas Lines Says:

        Oh. I never heard of that before. Will have to check it out. Thanks ๐Ÿ˜Š

      • It’s just about the length of the lines and wrapping sentences and phrases. When I was meeting with the pro poet/MFA instructor last weekend, there were concerns that my enjambment is sometimes doing the opposite of what it should be doing- not providing beats or emphasis, but jolting the reader out of the rhythm of the poem. I had never considered a specific role for enjambment, so now I’m thinking! ๐Ÿ™‚


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