Broke-Down Poem


The main thing about

writing a poem

is to know when

you get to the end


some poets do not

and go and on


like a car

they run out of gas


then they just park

and leave it on

the side of the road


a poet must know

where he's going

and stop when he gets there


unlike this poem

which started good

but then sputtered to a stop


now broke down

with a red tag

on its windshield

saying remove or be towed.


◄ Sunday Afternoon

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Wayne McLellan

Wed 24th Apr 2019 23:12

That's why I tend to start with an ending and work backwards (if that makes sense) ?

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M.C. Newberry

Wed 24th Apr 2019 15:26

Good theme. I recognise the evidence of its content down the years.

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