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[profile] makebeliever29  asked for poetry recs for an English assignment.  I mentioned Gerald Locklin's No Longer a Teenager and thought it would be worth posting here, too. 

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. )
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Poetry intimidates me -- which is precisely why I've been seeking it out recently.  Not because I think it's the mental equivalent of fiber, but because intellectually I know it's just another form of writing, and I want to get comfortable with it. 

I love writing and reading and words, marvelous words.   There's so much you can do with them.  Yes, this makes me an unabashed geek; there are much worse things to geek out over.   

I found the following poem at Poetry 180 - A poem a day for American high schools. We'll just gloss over the fact that I graduated high school in 1995.  *g*

 

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