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The Workshop (Neopoet Around The Globe Anthology Contest)

Of poets, I know their beating hearts
Vital organs drumming tempos
Unending circles, ambiguous starts
Infinite roads a writer can follow

One road I traveled opened this door
Affords a deeper look inside
A place I thought that I could be more
Somewhere I feel I do not have to hide

They took me in and gave me a home
A space where I can really create
Where others come experience my poem
Peruse through my work, urge me to be great

Where I can offer words in return
My ideas put to use now and again
All unique writers from which to learn
All kindred spirits I’m proud to call friends

Style / type: 
Structured: Western
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Review Request (Direction): 
What did you think of my title?
Last few words: 
I don’t stand a chance against Abby or Flower Girl. It’s not terrible though. Thanks to Geezer for some editorial suggestions.
Editing stage: 
Content level: 
Not Explicit Content

Comments

BEAUTIFUL
JUST COMPOSE AND move on
we all are about the same material
poets
ah I since 8 decades stand no chance too
been on neo since 2010
ask scribbler will you
won four first positions incl one HM ...Technical error

Never mind do read mine
as and when
R A

Beating hearts of poets I know (begin with a more important word)
....
Ambiguous starts to smooth flow
...

Just some thoughts.
Looking good,
Mark

Suggest I not start a poem with a prepositional phrase?, because all of my high school literature teachers agree. Lol.

I’ll look into it. I do like archaic forms. I’ll roll it over. Appreciate the feedback as always.

Tim

author comment

We explored Jethro Tull in my senior English (1973) We were so burnt out by then all we could do was listen to music.
lol Carry on my friend in writing,
mark

Describing how Neopoet has made you feel and the friendships you have made as a result of the site. We are glad to have you aboard.

~RoseBlack~

in letting us know how you feel about Neo. I'm not sure if I can do better; but I 'm going to try! LoL
~ Geez.
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Writing purely for oneself, is the ultimate in defensive posture.

Hello, Tim,
I love the entire poem, but I think what stands our for me is the first thought: "Of poets" and the last thought: of "friends." You've captured all the magic that goes on in between!
Thank you!
L

Again though, a great tribute but a personal one. I wish you could try and speak for all.
we know their beating hearts
all can follow
one road opens this door
etc,
See?
I continue to see personal experiences that are wonderful. We need to address the globe with a poem to pull folks into the anthology wanting to read more.
Mark

Very much enjoyed this. A great entry to this contest!

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