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In the depths of a poet's mind, a mystery untold

Where emotions dance and stories unfold

Words woven in intricate design

A glimpse of truth, a glimpse of divine

 

No one knows the poets' hearts

The silent struggles, the hidden parts

Their verses like a partial eclipse

Revealing only glimpses, subtle hints

 

Misunderstood, their intentions lost

In the sea of readers' thoughts

For those who read with open eyes

Can see the truth, can hear their cries

 

No one knows the true meaning

Behind each line, each word, each feeling

A second read, a fourth, maybe more

To grasp the essence, to explore

 

In the realm of free verse style

Lies the poet's heart, mile by mile

Read between the lines, dig deep

And you'll find the secrets they keep

 

No one knows the poets' minds

Except for those who seek and find

The hidden gems, the truths untold

In the free verse, in the stories bold.

 

Explanation of the above poem

 

The depths of a poet's mind are truly an ethereal realm, where emotions flow like a river, weaving intricate patterns and creating vivid landscapes of thought. It is a place of both solace and turmoil, where the poet's heart beats in unison with the rhythm of their words. Each line, each stanza, each poem is a window into their soul, offering a glimpse of their innermost feelings and experiences.

 

As a reader, I am drawn into this mysterious world, captivated by the beauty and honesty of the words. I am struck by the knowledge that each poet has bravely exposed a piece of themselves, sharing their joys, their sorrows, their hopes and their fears. Their verses are like fragments of a puzzle, revealing only bits and pieces of the complex tapestry of their being.

 

Yet, despite this, their intentions are not lost on me. I feel a deep connection to these poets, as if they are speaking directly to my heart. Their words resonate with my own emotions and experiences, making me feel less alone in the world. In reading their works, I am reminded that everyone carries their own burdens, their own stories, and that through the sharing of these stories, we can find a common bond, a sense of understanding and empathy.

 

No, no one truly knows the true meaning behind each line, each word, each feeling that goes into a poem. But that is the beauty of it. Poetry is subjective, interpretive, and ever-changing. It is a living, breathing thing that grows and evolves with each new reader, each new perspective. And it is through this process of exploration and discovery that we come to understand not only the poets, but ourselves as well.

 

So I say to you, reader, delve deep into the world of modern verse style. Embrace the mystery and the beauty of the poets' minds. Take your time, read between the lines, and allow their words to wash over you like a wave. For it is in doing so that you will find the secrets they keep, the truths they yearn to share, and the pieces of yourself that you never knew were missing.

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Ghazala lari

Tue 16th Apr 2024 08:05

Keith: The intentions behind verses are different from what's comprehended.
A mystery none can actually solve.
Thank you.

Graham: i totally agree with you. Even a poet doesn't know the beginning nor the end of what the poet writes. Most of it is inspired.
Thank you.

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Graham Sherwood

Tue 9th Apr 2024 10:09

I agree with Keith, but frankly, who knows what makes a poet tick? If I am anything to go by, even I don't know where half of my poetry comes from!

Good work Ghazala

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keith jeffries

Tue 9th Apr 2024 09:54

A poem which reveals the poet as someone vulnerable yet mysterious. An excellent piece of writing. One of the best I have read in quite some time.
Thank you for this,
Keith

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