Verse Exercises

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Do not read this like him, please.

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This is a poem because it has the word symbols in it
and because of Billy Collins.
Do not read this like him, please. This is a poem read as prose.
Affected is not how William Carlos put it.
There’s your second strong argument for why this is poetry.
He reads his little poem badly but doesn’t say the red
in wheelbarrow is communism.

Good god people splitting hairs!
Clearly you do not understand the straightforward
beauty of white chickens!

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Written by thedoe

June 15, 2011 at 10:34 am

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