a poet need

I thought of

what skills

I need

to be a good poet?

Is it truth, or words?

Which one shall I breed?

All that matters

is that I’m trying,

to make

your blind eyes read.

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behindthemirror's picture


I struggle with this too! I think as long as you keep writing and keep honing your craft, you will find the words to speak your truths to others. 

muneer's picture

I agree

I agree training is important


thank you

allets's picture

U Got That Right!


Poets often complain that their families do not read their work. Any poet or writer who has a friend or relative who is consistently reading their work is blessed. Blind - I think I am the blind one sometimes - I can not see that being read is the goal. For me the goal is to write it down. - Good poem, slc