Col Me

I’m not sure anyone should write poetry about writing poetry

It seems very self-indulgent

But I just realized

That my poetry is the same as my prose

Except

For line breaks.

To write a poem

All I have to do is chop up ordinary sentences

Because see, I have a short attention span anyway

And a whole paragraph makes me nervous with its

Dead weight

So instead I adopt a porous style with

Lots of white showing through

A colander, not a stew pot

As it were

And call myself a poet.

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