Free Verse – I Am Not a Poet


This free verse poetry “I Am Not a Poet.”

Tantalizes the escape of words, sometimes filtered through emotion like an hour glass. I hope you enjoy this tidbit of a free verse and the digital art piece.

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I am not a poet.
I am a girl.
In a woman’s body.
I cry.
But not a lot.
I feel too!
Silly emotions erode places
So, I keep my thoughts to myself, until,
I’m ready to spin words into magic.
I have found that politeness
runs on bending roads.
It’s the edges I get lost in sometimes.
They wrangle inside.
And yearn for white canvas.
Learn to speak, to spill.
Loudly too.
Sometimes they’re quiet.
Profound as they may be, they’re nothing, unless viewed through looking glasses.
These twisted, squabblings do things-To people,
Reaching, calling to their hearts.
Like sand sifting through a fibrous paper.
Falling. Falling. To the bottom of somewhere.
In a trance, bound by each line.
Then, there it is. That smile, teeth baring expression.
Enlightenment. Like I said. I am not a poet.
Just a girl, spreading insight from the inside to the outside.

©Linda J. Wolff 2017
|I Am Not a Poet|
A Free Verse Poetry.

What is Free Verse Poetry?

A piece of poetry is free of form, no metrics or structure. No limitations, nor rhyming or non-rhyming scheme.

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A poetic wordsmith by the mind and a passionate blogger by heart. Reservoir for Wolff Poetry & Urban Poetry 2017, mentor for youth writing groups. Life motto: Everything you seek is in the stillness of one's mind. The place between seconds, whispering of a song between sound.

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