Monday, July 24, 2017

No poem ever began with I can't

No poem ever began with I can't
I can't is a real non-starter

Like turning the ignition key
and finding the engine dead

I can't's like the sound of an untuned piano
or the squawk of a crow too early in the morning

I can't is like egg whites that won't peak
or a cake that won't rise

So if you want your poem to rise
better start it with I can

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