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 Category:  Writing Poetry
  Posted: February 22, 2012      Views: 242

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NANCY_E_DAVIS 

Nancy has been a member since January 2012 and received a trophy for fifth place in 2014. She was # 7 poet in 2016 and awarded Poem of the month June
2016, and recognized writer in April 2019. She has been awarded 1 Shield of Quality.Her poetry - more...

She is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #86 spot on this years rankings.

The Seal of Quality committee has rewarded her with 1 seals. She is also an active reviewer and is holding the #81 spot on the top ranked reviewer list.

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How a poet becomes a poet
"A Poet's Heart" by nancy_e_davis


Someone who's not a poet shouldn't judge a poet's art.
Someone who's not a poet doesn't have a poet's heart.
A poem is an art form that releases waves of pain.
Agonizing thoughts revealed that lets them live again.

Devastating loss, disaster, coupled with despair.
Debilitating blows that strike the heart and fester there.
A loved one gone, along with hope, in shock you wonder why.
A heart that bleeds and tries to cope, to learn to say goodbye

Going to the doctor thinking it's all in your head.
Getting devastating news you're really sick instead.
Awaiting news that told you he was almost home that night
And then to hear that wasn't true, that he was on that flight.

I'm saying you must suffer if a poet you would be.
It isn't something learned, it is a gift to set you free
Never judge a poet's work, for it's a work of art.
Never judge you never know what's in the poet's heart.

February 22, 2012



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I had only been a member for a year and had never written much poetry before joining FS. None of those who reviewed this are still with us. Thanks for reviewing. Nancy
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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