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Poems because I am a Poet

By FreakyPoet All Rights Reserved ©


Because I Can

There are those who will condemn me,

For who I chose to be,

But at the end when I stand,

There will be no regrets in my hands.

There are those who see me,

As lower than low,

But they will never limit,

How far I can go,

You cannot stop me,

Because that is how I am,

I will come on steadily,

Just because I can.

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CalvinPeat: This is a great concept, and you've done a largely excellent job of capturing the voice of Mal.You convey Mal's inner struggle well. Perhaps, though, you could reflect the hope in verses 13-17 of Psalm 90 a bit more. A suggestion: in the current version, Mal seems to be losing hope in the idea of...

Barbara Ivusic: I really loved this poem. Perfect use of imagery to outline the digital age. I loved the image of the olive branch and how it is posted for all to see but no one can touch it. Everything you describe is so true that it has become common knowledge yet no one acknowledges it anymore. I look forward...

DanaStan: Paints warm, cozy scenes that drew me in and made me want to stop and rest awhile. Very minimalist, yet flowing language. Really nice work! I would love a whole poetry book of these, they are very human and touching.

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