1 DESTINY SHOBE , NA’STYSHIA SULLIVAN , JHANARRI DURHAM WHAT IS POETRY?DESTINY SHOBE ,NA’STYSHIA SULLIVAN , JHANARRI DURHAM
2 Passion I like you I want to know you Let’s build something When we finish building, let’s move into itWe can go slowlyWe have all the time in the worldNobody’s stopping usIt’s just you and IHand in hand, heart in heartWe’re a teamI’m standing hereBuilding you upYou’re standing hereBuilding me upMove slowly into my heartMake love to itLet your words elevate meLove me, love me gently
3 Nonsense Nonsense they say When they talk to me Don’t mean a thing to me.Nonsense is all around meSmall town big houseDidn’t mean a thing to meNonsense when I went out and nonsense when I came in.The same nonsense when I’m with my friends.Can’t think right don’t your hear meIt’s the nonsense of little things that are logic.Maybe Atlanta nonsense when they talk about the club Magic. Making money nonsense now isn’t that just tragic.Nonsense is all around I hear it through this small town.Maybe nonsense is just all round.
4 You’re Morals VS Mine Everyone’s morals are different although most peoples are statisticalMine are circumstantialI believe that you should always dowhat you think is right.No matter the circumstanceWhether your religious, or just what you were told was rightDo what you thinkand makes you happyIf it turns out to not be the right thing then there’s a reason for thatYou’re not supposed to live with the opposite sex until marriage for religious reasons.Well I believe that sometimes you need to know how the living arrangements will be likeBefore you jump into a life-long commitment like thatAlthough some are statistical
5 What is poetry?Poetry is a song, sometimes a song with no words, but it’s a caressing harmony of words that elevate your emotions.
6 What is poetry?Expressed emotion, thought, and theory into a poem
7 What is poetry?A way of expressing the elements of your life, a piece of work you let move you and get lost in
8 What is poetry? “A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” -Robert frost “Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.” -Edgar ALLAN POE “Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.” -T.S ELLIOT