Wordless and Worthless

Wordless and Worthless

A Poem by Madelyn Defray
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Wordless and Worthless

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Poetry knows no bounds

Limitless; it is endless

Repetitive; it is redundant

 

Meaning becomes purpose

Words become a story

Writers find themselves at liberty to say

Nothing comprehensible

 

Soundless music envelopes structure

Tone envokes emotion

Literary devices entice the reader

Punctuation becomes non-existant

Comradery is found in open, white spaces

 

As the stanzas grow longer

And the words become smaller

It appears that the finish is near

But what does is matter?

 

Nobody reads poetry.

 

 

© 2012 Madelyn Defray


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I disagree with the last line :/

Posted 7 Years Ago


Madelyn Defray

7 Years Ago

It's meant to be ironic. Whoever is reading the poem is in fact reading poetry.
ewest1220

7 Years Ago

lol ah I see
This a very profound piece of work. Poetry is the best form of self expression when there's no one to talk to. So it has some value. Keep up the good work. :)

Posted 7 Years Ago


Hey, I love to use and over-use punctuation. But you have something here, it seems only poets read poetry right? And style outweighs context far and wide. Love poems are like the first poem ever but now it is type-cast as overt sentimentalism and frowned upon or looked at as hyper-cheesery. I enjoyed reading this! friends?

Posted 7 Years Ago


Madelyn Defray

7 Years Ago

Oh haha, Yeah I added you to better keep track of your poetry because I thoroughly enjoy your writin.. read more

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Madelyn Defray
Madelyn Defray

Narnia, The Wardrobe, Canada



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A Poem by Madelyn Defray



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