I know there are many great female writers that I have not mentioned here. The angst does not seem to translate with me unless they are male.


I am Shadowed

I am Homer
Grandiose and primordial in my essence
I am Dickens
Of morality in these classlessness lessons
I am Wells
With the vision of our past and tomorrow
I am Hemingway
Strong and humorless as all known sorrow
I am Bukowski
With all the pretense beaten from my soul
I am Steinbeck
With my meaning deep with narratives told
I am empty
I have a big hole that I try to fill with words
I am forgotten
In the shadow of all such lustrous kingbirds




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Written on 2018-01-17 at 13:36

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Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
I like the idea of how you formed this poem. Such greatness.
But I think you missed the last stanza:
This is David
A poet who has angels that translate.

Ashe
2018-01-21


one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
If I may,

You are Dave
Honest with your thoughts and generous with your praise
2018-01-20


Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Obviously, you're not empty. Time will tell if you are forgotten.
2018-01-20


Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
I like both the concept and the execution of this poem!
2018-01-18