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#799681 - 01/08/13 10:22 PM Re: What makes a Good Poem [Re: sheena poetry]
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In my role as the meditation editor I like to include poetry that will be easy to remember to get a deeper point across, usually at the foot of a prose article, serving as a summary.

One of my favorite lines is the beginning of my poem, Aligned, in what I call a galopping rhythm in 15 syllables:

Each of us a conscious soul is master of our mind - -
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#799757 - 01/09/13 04:10 AM Re: What makes a Good Poem [Re: clairehobby]
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Yes, Clairehobby. a good poem does tend to stay in our minds.
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#799761 - 01/09/13 04:14 AM Re: What makes a Good Poem [Re: Susan - Meditation Editor]
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that's a beautiful line susan, though i do not agree with the underlying thought of it smile
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#799776 - 01/09/13 07:09 AM Re: What makes a Good Poem [Re: sheena poetry]
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Sheena, I did not wish to offend ...
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#799781 - 01/09/13 09:10 AM Re: What makes a Good Poem [Re: Susan - Meditation Editor]
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Oh...i am not at all offended Susan...I just wanted to let you know that i sincerely thought the line was very well-thought of and written, only i do not agree with the sentiment expressed. But just because i do not agree with what the line says does not mean i do not like the way it has been constructed. it was a beautiful line and kudos to you for writing so well. although i like poetry and admire it, i cannot really write poetry. So i truly admire people who are capable of so effectively and beautifully using language.
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