A poem a day in April from Rutgers English PhD students and friends.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Writing My First Poem For This
Maybe I should just shut my eyes and write Maybe I should just give myself five minutes and a topic From the news Or from my life Rutgers baseball couch is homophobic? How hard poems are to write? How shy I get writing them? Maybe the relationship between those two things: how a homophobic coach is like a id likr a shy nt-rely-a-poet Can you see where I started closing my eyes?
I bet he didn't pause before composing. I bet he wasn't afraid to say what he meant Clearly. There is a lot of video tape. To prove that.