Sincere But Ironic Advice On Poetry

Sincere But Ironic Advice On Poetry

Write with your feelings.
Share the compass of a heart
tattered but not torn.

Cleverness is not enough.
Poems speak with emotion.

©2017 Bill Hazelrig

The sentiment is sincere, but in trying to combine 2 prompts and the Tanka form, I put too much emphasis on cleverness and not enough on feeling.

Author: Bill Hazelrig

Recovering workaholic, IT geek, once and present poet. Words are very important to me. I try always to wield them with sincerity and in the service of light.

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