What Poetry Has Taught Me

Poetry is my teacher

She knows me inside out


Poetry bore my soul

She tore my heart right out


Poetry scoffs bitterly

For I am such a fool


She shakes her haughty head

For constantly I fall


My life is full of dark twists

My future ever so bleak


My heart bleeds emotions

Drowning me below grief


My stupidity dooms me

When will I get a clue


Finally I give in

My common sense flies in


I let Poetry sooth me

She directs my heart stream


My mind empties its steam

As She calms my dark storm


It is Poetry who teaches

She teaches me about myself

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I like the personification of poetry as a teacher who knows the inner you. Well done!

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