The Point of a Poet

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The Point of a Poet

The point of a poet is to share what we feel
The point of a poet is to share what is real
The point of a poet is to open your eyes
The point of a poet is to reviel hidden lies

To be a poet is to know
To share life's deepest woe
To be a poet is to see
To see and share what we could be

To live as a bard is a gift
A gift and tool used to help sift
Sift through the lies, the pain, and hurt
To temporarily escape being an introvert

To be an author is to tell a tale
A tail of your life with every assail
Assults on human needs
Assults rewritten for the one who bleeds

To be an artist is to experience like never before
To tell of how things are from the other side of the door
To shed the veil clouding the light
To give a second view of what's truly right

To be a muse is to inspire thought
To help clarify what's already taught
To be a muse is to show another side to every story
To bring human nature back to its former glory

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Pocahantas commented on The Point of a Poet

09-26-2012

I see what you mean. Really great poem!!!

phatdaddee commented on The Point of a Poet

08-15-2012

Great poem. I wrote a poem called P.O.E.T. also! We have common muses maybe.

slimgoodwoody commented on The Point of a Poet

08-13-2012

Great Poem! I read a poem entitled P.O.E.T., it was written by Phatdaddee here on O/P you should read it sometime.

DeeLoves2Write commented on The Point of a Poet

04-29-2012

this is written from the heart, very honestly and eloquently. Great job!

darkangel16 commented on The Point of a Poet

03-02-2012

this is good it is very descriptive so yea haha love ya Jordan

Poetry is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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