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The word ‘love’ In the study of poetry the word "love" is held in as high as esteem as the equation; "E = m c squared" in physics
The writers motivation Another one about the emotion of 'love' and 'writing'
O lord it’s hard to be humble Written as a parody of the song, "O lord it's hard to be humble" by Mac Davis. Here is the web site with the original words http://www.lyrics007.com/Mac%20Davis%20Lyrics/It's%20Hard%20To%20Be%20Humble%20Lyrics.html
Yes you can read my poems A long poem discussing various motivations to why someone would write
Symbolic as well as literal Art is not merely the realm of the 'make believe'
The artist and the observer A longish poem speaking about 'art' / 'the artist' / and 'the observer' and their interaction together
Journalist A little dig at the journalist, well why not, they deserve it as much as anyone else!
The luxury of writing There are some advantages and some disadvantages about communicating yourself in writing. A small thought about writing
I’m a crazy poet A comical description of 'the poet'
The book writes itself In this poem I speak of a certain 'manic speed' in which some writers write. Indeed, other artist also speak of a surge of inspiration that occurs in their craft. Some of the world most famous songs are reported to have been written in a mere 5 minutes
The words of the poet The work of the poet can be quite influential in the world, especially in today's world when those words are set to music
The creativity of writing Why do people write?
The failing poet For a writer, when you can't think of anything to liken 'life' to, well your in serious trouble!!!
Poetry is What is poetry?
Not a poetic bone in me
All my babies What do artist's feel about their creations?
Command of the English language Some thought and ideas of constructing grammar lessons http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/grammar/partsofspeech.html
‘In’ language What happens when two types of people who speak a, technical and specialized languages come together?
The poet’s plea
Advice to a poet
Their greatest works
Every body’s writing a book these days
The politically correct poem Being very critical of some poems and perhaps you could also think of some books that don't seem to have inspiration. I think that at the heart of all good writing is 'passion.' Passion that is well thought out and passion that is held sincerely