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Poetry “I think most poets would also agree that you don’t have to use rhyme and meter to write a great poem” John Lundberg - “Why Don’t Poems Rhyme.

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3 “I think most poets would also agree that you don’t have to use rhyme and meter to write a great poem” John Lundberg - “Why Don’t Poems Rhyme Anymore?” “I think most poets would also agree that you don’t have to use rhyme and meter to write a great poem” John Lundberg - “Why Don’t Poems Rhyme Anymore?”

4 This is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold

5 Prayer for friends by Michael Leunig We give thanks for our friends. Our dear friends. We anger each other; We fail each other. We share this sad earth, this tender life, this precious time. Such richness. Such wildness. Together we are blown about. Together we are dragged along. All this delight. All this suffering. All this forgiving life. We hold it together.

6 Love and fear by Michael Leunig There are only two feelings, Love and fear: There are only two languages, Love and fear: There are only two activities, Love and fear: There are only two motives, two procedures, two frameworks, two results, Love and fear, Love and fear.

7 funny... but not by arianna loshnowsky it's funny how hello is always accompanied with goodbye it's funny how good memories can start to make you cry it's funny how forever never seems to last it's funny how much you'd lose if you forgot about your past it's funny how “friends” can just leave when you are down it's funny how when you need someone they never are around it's funny how people change and think they're so much better it's funny how many lies are packed into one “love letter” it's funny how one night can contain so much regret it's funny how you can forgive but not forget it's funny how ironic life turns out to be but the funniest part of all, is none of thats funny to me

8 By Cameron M Semmens

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10 References anym_b_97489.html anym_b_97489.html leunig.html leunig.html Splat (Scintillating Poetry Laughable And Torturous) written & illustrated by Cameron M Semmens


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