if your
……………..poetry
is all about
form and font
it is not P O E T R Y
to those who cannot
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>see

if your wondrous woven words
are all about the rhythm and rhyme
all about the way we keep time
it is not poetry to those who cannot hear
it is not poetry to those who won’t draw near

if your ways of beauty
break ugly on the page
like art vomited forth
toward an accidental grace

maybe (just maybe)

you have something