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> That's Why [swap quatrain], Odin 20
JustDaniel
post Dec 29 10, 11:54
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That’s Why

Although I’m slow, I’m thankful I can read.
Still, I would like to find a way to show
how much my dull, dyslexic eyes impede.
I’m thankful I can read, although I’m slow.

When I take little bites, I do quite well…
without too much distraction. Something lights
my understanding, and it starts to gel;
I do quite well… when I take little bites.

Somehow, a word-filled page confuses me;
I tighten up or panic. Though I vow
to plug away, ere long my mind will flee.
A word-filled page confuses me somehow.

That’s why the poems I write and read are short.
I’m grateful I’m not stupid, though I’m shy
of breadth... and depth... of facts I might import.
The poems I write and read are short…. That’s why.

© MLee Dickens'son
(Daniel J. Ricketts)


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Cleo_Serapis
post Dec 29 10, 18:09
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Thank you for your entry into Odin's Opposition, Daniel! troy.gif

Perhaps you'll rise up, drink from the Well of Wisdom and be crowned the 'bringer of victory'? cali.gif

Best of luck in the battle! vic.gif

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