I have a desperate desire to see a sunset once
From Singapore. I'm lying, but it's a great
Opening sentence. That's all poetry is for me:
A catchy line to be followed by others which
Give the first heft and also sound nice.
The poems can be lies, or they can be true,
Or they can be sausage-like mixtures of both.
Truthfulness isn't an issue for me, and I don't
Believe that it should be for you. Sound
Matters most. Coherence is good, and I'm
Hoping you'll be entertained.

Poetry by Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2017-04-13 at 15:05

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Reminded me of Donald Hall when you said "sound matters the most". Anyway, thank you for writing this poem. I need to follow the advice. :)

Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
Absolutely. And what a great opening line this is!