Poetry (Photo credit: V. H. Hammer)

I have been a poetry lover for a long time.  I wrote poems as a child.  One of my earliest poems was called The Funniest Clown and it started like this:

One day I walked down the street

and I heard someone’s stumbling feet

Yes, it clearly rhymed.  In high school I enjoyed sonnets and love poems.  I used to adore E.E. Cummings.  He taught me a lifelong love of lower case letters.

I love the poem The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams.  With a name like that you are meant to be a poet.

What I love about poetry is the freedom it gives. You write how you what, what you feel.  I have started writing poetry again.



2 thoughts on “poetry

  1. I’m a huge fan of William Carlos Williams as well. I also love Bukowski (total freedom) and Ginsburg. Sometimes I also dabble in Romantic Era poetry with the likes of Wordsworth and Coleridge. Thanks for sharing! Can’t wait to see the poems you write.

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