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"the best poetry in the world"you said "i told you,"
"i told you that the best poetry in the world is the stuff with
tactful rhymes and
perfect rhythm, wicked lines
the stuff with, you know, skill."
"oh?" i said
"yes," you replied and
i could tell you were about to go off on a tangent
by that cocky look in your eyes
"all the natural talent in the universe," you continued,
"could not compare to something of technical perfection."
and at that moment i disagreed...
"i think the best poetry in the world is something that can be felt. like
something with a beating heart
it breathes or, like,
pulsates under your eyes skimming the words
it might invade you or steal you away
to a place you have never been before
or maybe it would
share some of its happiness
despair with you
it's the unliving which lives
a burden or blessing in the form of something...
something so simple."
"oh," you said. "then i've been doing it wrong all along..."
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