What Poetry Means to Me

In honor of April – National Month – I Re-blog this beautiful post on to SCAN-A-ALOG today.
What does Poetry Mean To YOU?

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Poetic Day 17 of National Poetry Month:  April 17, 2019

In an e-mail this morning, poet Abbie Johnson Taylor, president of the writers’ group Behind Our Eyes, asked all the members/writers the following question, one which was posed to her by another blogger:  “What does poetry mean to you?”  In a creative manner, I try to give a partial answer to this question in my poem-of-the-day.  Past the midway point of National Poetry Month, how nice to receive a prompt which I can use to meet my goals for NPM!  This post will again conclude with five writing prompts, as well as the link for Abbie’s blog and the link for the website of Behind Our Eyes.

What Does Poetry Mean to Me?

poem by Alice Jane-Marie Massa

When I want to play with words,

poetry is the only sport at which I excel.

When I have no time for…

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2 thoughts on “What Poetry Means to Me

  1. It is my pleasure to re-blog your enthusiastic writing on poetry. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on poetry and I hope it inspires others as it does me. Keep writing those playful words, Alice.

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  2. Hi, Lynda–Special thanks to you for re-blogging my post “What Poetry Means to Me.”  I do appreciate your sharing this piece with your much larger readership.

    Many thanks for all that you are doing for National Poetry Month!

    Alice Massa and Leader Dog Willow

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