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Of Passion when young

what is passion

at times passion is felt more
within than without
the physical passion you talk of
no doubt is momentary
but a passion of remembrance
is long term memory
love both
you as well as me
of a passion we speak
simple poetry

passion indeed
our love
for this breed

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Free verse
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We should love our poets like we love our own breath.
For some, writing poetry is like breathing easily, for others
it reeks of sweat and physicality, a struggle to fit the passion
into mere words.

"And ragged breaths he did take
the struggle of passion
not like eating cake, but the tearing
of meat from the bone!"

~ Geez.
.

Writing purely for oneself, is the ultimate in defensive posture.

U R GREAT

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Hello, Lovedly,
You are spot on - simple passionate poetry is within. Beautiful. Reminds me of a quote by Billy Collins:
"While the novelist is banging on his typewriter, the poet is watching a fly in the window." That's passion!
Thank you!
L

I didn't know him how silly
whats your passion
apart from poetree

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