adventures in dysthymia

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Name, a poem

Name

I name myself 'poet.' It is
as good as any other word,
even one a poet might use.

Another might say 'bad poet.'
Qualifiers will be forgotten,
in time. People will murmur,

'He was a poet, you know,
years ago' and 'I wonder
if anyone reads him now.'

But I'll have the name.

Stephen Brooke ©2016

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