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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: November 2, 2019      Views: 99

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I now have five (5) books of poetry that have been published. The first book "For Love To Live" is no longer in print. My latest book "I Gave You Hot Soup" is now available for purchase on amazon.com. It can be found under the title listed above. Eve - more...

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How I became a poet
"A Writers Life" by nomi338
All year long I tried to write a hit song
Despite my best try, I only made mama cry
She said: "Son why do you write such a lie?"
Mama you did nothing wrong, it is just a song
She said: "You should stick with the church,
Because the devil will leave you in the lurch."
I kept trying my best, but success was a test
The hits never came, I would never find fame
Satisfaction came about through a change of plan
Songs became poems penned by my own hand
Soon book after book was produced,
Author was how I was introduced
The door to failure was open and I was free falling
Until the day I found my true calling

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This actually happened. I tried to do a poor mans copyright, mailing the song to myself, to prove by the date on the unopened envelope that I was the writer. My mother wondered who had sent me such a thick letter, so she opened the envelope and read the song lyrics and thought that I was writing bad things about her. Even though she promised to not violate my privacy any more I decided against using this practice any further.
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