Welcome to my Poet Lady Chat Room. I would like to invite you to click on the chat box and type in a question, a suggestion, submit a poem, in other words – “chat with me.” I may, if you submit a poem, decide to feature it in my Poem of the Week section or, we may simply exchange ideas and suggestions about your poem.
This is a place to “talk” poetry with someone who has loved it all her life. I have a true passion for the possibilities of poetry and would love to hear your thoughts and/or read your poem. I will be happy to offer my reaction to your work and, based on over 40 years of teaching poetry, organizing, and conducting poetry workshops, working as a book review editor for an international poetry magazine, authoring five books of poetry and two textbooks on teaching poetry, send along my thoughts on ways to make your poem stronger and more impactful.
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Your friend in poetry, SusanFEATURED POEM
Run, run, run
With my vision blurred
Run and hide in motion
Oh when did it all go sideways
My skin is intact and my insides are twisted
I'm arranged in disarray
I'll hold my lungs
And watch my legs crumble
And as I move
And hope to disappear
I'll do it all alone.
Wrote something after almost two years I think. I hope it's atleast an "okay" poem.