Poetizing spontaneously without combusting

We Are Poetry They Said

We Are Poetry They Said

An artist
puts pen to paper
rides keyboard
into sunset

A working
man’s words
fly from fingers
by class

The words
refuse to climb
socialite limbs
stay earthborn
with dreams
of flight

Desperate words
breath last breaths
and leave a void
a silence
that suffocates

– Disillusioned
by hapless
crying for resolution
for vengeance

longing for freedom
unfettered by lust
wandering freely

These unhappy words
yearned for life
and not some

We are poetry they said
We are poetry they said

© lgjaffe 2010

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2 Responses to We Are Poetry They Said

  1. short poems says:

    Beautifully written 🙂

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